Sound Control Alternatives

    Sound Control is described as 'Major audio control'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sound Control for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Windows S. The best alternative is EarTrumpet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sound Control are Volume2 (Free), Background Music (Free, Open Source), Volumouse (Free) and Airfoil (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 3, 2021

    1. Ear Trumpet - Volume Control for Windows EarTrumpet is a powerful volume control app for Windows Features • Visualize audio with multi-channel aware peaking • Standalone volume mixer • Move apps between playback devices • Default playback device management • Automatic...
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    2. Volume2 is an advanced Windows audio mixer, a complete replacement for the standard Volume Control. This application lets you easily change the sound volume just by rotating the mouse wheel or by using keyboard hot keys or just mouse move on screen border.


    3. "Background Music can pause your music player app when other audio starts playing and unpause it afterwards. The idea is that when I'm listening to music and pause it to watch a video or something I always forget to unpause it afterwards.
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    4. From authors website: Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system - simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse.
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    5. Send any audio to the AirPort Express. Send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio - everywhere.
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    6. SoundDesk is the easiest way to turn your macOS into a professional mixing desk. SoundDesk, can be used by audio professionals to mix on the fly, by musicians to record a rehearsal, and anything else that involves mixing or routing digital audio. ROUTING.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      MacOS tray app to control Sonos speakers ecosystem.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      A floating volume control to help those that have lost the use of their hard volume keys. It will stay on the screen the whole time but can be closed if watching full screen video, then can be restarted like any normal app.
    7. Easy Volume Control is a light-weight application that allows you to control the overall level of sound on your computer using a customizable keyboard shortcut. Default shortcuts: Ctrl + OemPlus (=) : Volume Up. Ctrl + OemMinus (-) : Volume Down. Ctrl + Backspace : Mute.
    8. Audio Sliders is a audio control panel that is much smaller than and yet far more feature-rich than the standard Windows version. Features include...
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