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Sound Control

Volume at your fingertips.


Per-app EQ

The great equalizer.


Per-app Balance

Left or right, you choose.


Audio Routing

Go your own way.


Sound Control by Static Z Software

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Sound Control is a unique application that adds advanced audio controls to your Mac. Control the audio of each of your apps independently with per-app volume, EQ, balance, and audio routing.

sc-bullet-per-app-volPer-App Volume Controls

Control the volume of your apps independently.

sc-bullet-hdmiKeyboard Volume

Add keyboard volume controls, to DisplayPort monitors, HDMI TV & Receivers, and other devices missing them.

sc-bullet-eqPer-app EQ

Use a system-wide EQ or set a different EQ on each app. Each EQ can be 10 or 31 bands.

Touch Bar Support

Use the Touch Bar on your MacBook Pro to control app volume.

Per-app Balance

Adjust left/right balance for each app independently. There is also the option to down mix to mono allowing you to move all audio into your left or right channel.

sc-bullet-keysFull Hotkey Control

Set up hotkeys to control volume, mute and EQ for the foreground app. There is even a hotkey to mute all background apps.

Per-app Audio Routing

Reroute app audio to any audio output device.

Send iTunes to an external USB device while the rest of your apps use your MacBook’s internal speakers.


Supported on macOS 10.15.7 – 13.0, including macOS Ventura.

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Sound Control 2.7.3 Release Notes

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Version 2.7.3

Requirements: macOS 10.15.7 or later

  • Added support for macOS 11.7.1.
  • Fixed AppleScript support for changing volume.
  • Added hotkeys to control down-mix to mono.
  • Fixed Force Soft Volume Control.
  • Device names and icons are now updated properly.
  • Added ability to control Catalyst apps.
  • Now selects the Built-in Output after unplugging the currently selected output device when using the User Audio PlugIn.
  • System Extension can now process FaceTime audio.
  • Added numeric balance indicator. 0.0 (Left) to 1.0 (Right), with the Center being 0.5.
  • Fixed device matching in priority devices when an input and output device have the same name.