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Volume Icon Alternatives

Volume Icon is described as 'aims to be a lightweight volume control that sits in your systray. It is often used in conjuction with the lightweight tint2 panel/taskbar' and is an app in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Volume Icon for Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows S and KDE. The best alternative is EarTrumpet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Volume Icon are Volume2, Background Music, Volwheel and Volume Scroller.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Volume Icon aims to be a lightweight volume control that sits in your systray. It is often used in conjuction with the...

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  1. EarTrumpet icon

    EarTrumpet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows S

    EarTrumpet is a powerful volume control app for Windows.

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  2. Volume2 icon

    Volume2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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  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.

    The menubar interface on a retina display.
  4. Volwheel icon

    Volwheel

    • 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.

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  5. Volume Scroller icon

    Volume Scroller

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Volume Scroller allows you to quickly change the system volume. All you have to do is hold the mouse pointer over the taskbar and turn the mouse wheel.

    Settings


  6. Volti icon

    Volti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Volti is an GTK+ application for controlling audio volume from system tray/notification area.

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  7. KMix icon

    KMix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    KMix is an application to allow you to change the volume of your sound card. Though small, it is full-featured, and it supports several platforms and sound drivers.

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  8. Audio Sliders icon

    Audio Sliders

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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...

    Control panel interface (with basic skin) and a description of functions.
  9. Sound Volume Hotkeys icon

    Sound Volume Hotkeys

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    This tool allows to control sound volume using system-wide hotkeys. Customizable on-screen sound volume indicator will show you the current level.

    Sound Volume on-screen indicator.
  10. Ear Candy icon

    Ear Candy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ear Candy is a sound level manager that nicely fades applications in and out based on their profile and window focus.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer updated. Last version, 0.9, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Launchpad

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