Volume Scroll Alternatives

    Volume Scroll is described as 'lets you control your main volume by hovering with your mouse cursor over the top menubar and scrolling up or down to change your volume' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Volume Scroll for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is EarTrumpet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Volume Scroll are 7+ Taskbar Tweaker (Free), Volume2 (Free), Volumouse (Free) and Background Music (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 3, 2021

    1. Ear Trumpet - Volume Control for Windows Supported operating systems Windows 10 Credits David Golden (@GoldenTao) Rafael Rivera (@RiveraR) Ear Trumpet icon created by Artjom Kormanfrom from the Noun Project
    2. Adapt the taskbar to your workflow, not the other way around. Designed for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. (Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry.
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    3. 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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    4. "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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      VolWheel is a little application which lets you control the sound volume easily through a tray icon you can scroll on. It is written in Perl/Gtk2 and works both for ALSA and OSS. You can configure it quickly through its configuration interface.
    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Volti is an GTK+ application for controlling audio volume from system tray/notification area.
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    6. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      iVol is a program you can use to adjust the sound volume of your computer in an extremely easy way. Just press your mouse wheel and scroll it up or down. You do not even have to move your hand! In addition, it also supports Shift+Wheel as an alternative.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.4c, released in August 2007, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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