Sound Control

Volume at your fingertips.


Per-app EQ

The great equalizer.


Audio Routing

Go your own way.


Sound Control by Static Z Software

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, and audio routing.

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

Control the volume of your apps independently.


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

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.

*Audio Routing not yet supported on macOS 10.14 (Mojave)

Touch Bar Support

New in Sound Control 2.2 is the option to use the Touch Bar on your MacBook Pro to control app volume.

Now with support for iMac Pro, 2018 MacBooks, and 2018 Mac mini.

sc-bullet-hdmiKeyboard Volume

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

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.


Supported on macOS 10.11 – 10.14.x, including macOS Mojave.

** Custom routing not available on macOS Mojave.

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Sound Control 2.3.0 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2 is a FREE upgrade to owners of Sound Control 1.

Version 2.3.0:

  • Initial compatibility with T2 Macs. (iMac Pro, 2018 MacBook Pro, 2018 Mac mini).
  • Optional per-app balance.
  • EQ can now be adjusted independently for left and right channels.
  • Can now optionally control website volumes independently.
  • Fixed priority devices when running without additional components installed.
  • Added hot key for toggling Sound Control on/off.
  • Added option to suppress the “Missing Components” dialog at launch.
  • Smoother slider adjustments in the EQ.
  • Fixed meters for apps that have subprocesses, such as Safari.
  • Fixed issue that could cause meters to get stuck.
  • Better prev/next device hot key behavior.
  • Fixed double beep that could occur when “Force Keyboard Volume Control” is enabled.
  • Output devices now show consistent mute and volume settings.
  • Touch bar controls are now disabled on Macs without a touch bar.
  • No longer prevents system from selecting airplay as the default output.
  • Better menu and submenu placement.
  • Fixed bug that prevented deleting a newly made EQ preset.
  • Touch bar refinement. Can now change device volumes from the touch bar.
  • Touch bar is now a live preview while in the Touch Bar preferences tab.
  • On Mojave Master volume is no longer shown when using media keys to change volume.
  • Priority devices now properly ignores the ignored output devices.
  • Priority devices now functions properly.
  • Better menu appearance in dark mode.
  • Better filtering of non-audio playing apps and sites.
  • Other apps meter now work.
  • Hot Keys menu item is now shown even when Sound Control is disabled.

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