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    Volwheel Alternatives

    Volwheel is described as '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' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Volwheel for Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows S and KDE. The best alternative is EarTrumpet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Volwheel are Volume2 (Free), Background Music (Free, Open Source), Volumouse (Free) and Easy Volume Control (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2022

    1. 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 updates via the Microsoft Store • Support...
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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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      • 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. 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
      • 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. Features: Support for ALSA and OSS sound systems, Plasma Desktop integrated on-screen-display for volume changes
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Volti is an GTK+ application for controlling audio volume from system tray/notification area.
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    5. 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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    6. This tool allows to control sound volume using system-wide hotkeys. Customizable on-screen sound volume indicator will show you the current level. Currently supported Windows Versions: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
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    7. Volume Icon aims to be a lightweight volume control that sits in your systray. It is often used in conjuction with the lightweight tint2 panel/taskbar.
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