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SoundSource
SoundSource
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SoundSource free download for Mac

SoundSource

Version 5.6.3

Switch your audio input sources easily.

4.6
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SoundSource overview

SounceSource lets you adjust your input, output, and sound-effects devices and volume settings in mere moments, right from the menu bar. Enable soft play-thru of input devices to your desired output, so you can hear sound coming in through any microphone or other source. With SoundSource, you get fast access to your Mac's most important audio settings.

  • Instant Audio-Device Switching - With just two clicks, you can switch the audio devices your Mac is using for input, output, and even sound effects.
  • Fast Volume Control - SoundSource provides easy access to the volume controls for your audio devices as well.
  • Audio Play-Thru, Too - SoundSource's Play-Thru window makes it easy to monitor the audio coming from any input device.
  • Comprehensive - SoundSource gives you one place to go for all Mac's most important audio controls.
  • At Your Fingertips - With SoundSource running in your menu bar, your audio controls are always available.
  • Lightweight - When you don't need SoundSource, it stays out of your way.

What’s new in version 5.6.3

Updated on Oct 20 2023

  • Further Improvements in ACE 11.9.6 - The Audio Capture Engine (ACE) has been updated to 11.9.6, with small improvements for even more reliable audio capture.
  • Audio Unit plugins will no longer unexpectedly reset SoundSource’s audio processing latency (configured in the “Audio” tab of SoundSource’s Settings) to “Automatic”.
  • Performance after closing plugin windows has been improved.
  • A rare crash which could occur when metering audio while the system’s “coreaudiod” was restarted has been fixed.
  • The celebratory sound effect heard when unlocking SoundSource will now correctly play through the Mac’s configured “Sound Effects” device. After all, sound effects play through a separately configured output in MacOS.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

29.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.rogueamoeba.com/

Downloads

78726

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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anonymous-parrot-3083088
anonymous-parrot-3083088
Jun 8 2020
4.1.4
0.0
Jun 8 2020
0.0
Version: 4.1.4
SoundSource has been updated to 4.2.3
faustinlwambwa4
faustinlwambwa4
May 3 2020
4.1.4
0.0
May 3 2020
0.0
Version: 4.1.4
nice plugin
fleur2metaline-1
fleur2metaline-1
Sep 8 2019
4.1.4
0.0
Sep 8 2019
0.0
Version: 4.1.4
A major fonction is missing : the ability to appliing an effet on a specific output would be very useful !
Fariborz
Fariborz
May 21 2019
4.0.2
0.0
May 21 2019
0.0
Version: 4.0.2
I’ve just upgraded to this software from its previous version and can’t therefore write a concrete review for it. It’s simply impossible to evaluate a program after a few hours of usage. However, computer applications are like shoes. They either fit instantly, and you feel comfortable wearing them from the very beginning or you might just break them in for months and end up with a pair of awkward shoes! Having said that, I’m very pleased with the performance of this new version of SoundSource. Compared to the previous version it now has everything I ever dreamt of to organize my audio sources. The interface is intuitive and very well structured. All commands are where they are supposed to be, and this means a lot to me when switching audio sources continuously. The sound is great and contrary to its competitors it’s rock-solid and doesn’t quit unexpectedly every now and then. As I mentioned before, it’s hard to evaluate all its functions in such a short time therefore, trying is believing! Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
May 15 2019
3.0.3
5.0
May 15 2019
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
Finally! A menu bar app that lets me not only control and route individual application audio to various outputs, but an app that also lets me use Audio Unit plugins. I've used Audio Hijack for that purpose for years (same developer), but this is a lot handier. There's at least one competitor whom I've asked for years to allow AU plugins, but that never happened. Glad to see this come to fruition here.
paulsrandall
paulsrandall
Apr 17 2019
3.0.3
5.0
Apr 17 2019
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
Great interface update from previous versions and oh so usable.
didier-gaultier
didier-gaultier
Mar 2 2019
3.0.3
5.0
Mar 2 2019
5.0
Version: 3.0.3
A very handy application, I use it all the time
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Feb 15 2017
3.0.0
0.0
Feb 15 2017
0.0
Version: 3.0.0
Or, select "Show volume in menu bar" in the Sound preference pane. Then Option-Click on that menubar item. You can see all your input and output sources and change them there. It's always compatible, and saves you $10.
GymW
GymW
Oct 29 2014
2.5.1
0.0
Oct 29 2014
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
This product does not work in OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
Kill-gore
Kill-gore
Dec 8 2013
2.5.1
0.0
Dec 8 2013
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
2.5 was working fine with mavericks.. stupid me decided to upgrade and now it doesn't work.. wtf?
Maxxfoxx
Maxxfoxx
Aug 24 2013
2.5.1
3.0
Aug 24 2013
3.0
Version: 2.5.1
It´s incompatible to MacOS X 10.8.4
Aargl
Aargl
Jul 29 2013
2.5.1
5.0
Jul 29 2013
5.0
Version: 2.5.1
Working great on 10.6.8! ;-) I've tried Soundflower before this and had strange behaviour (digital buzz, larsen stutter type — you know, when a digital interface crashes), until now, no problem! And the "Auto-Switch To Headphones" features is great for computers that have not the line output device paired with the headphone output. Actually, that's just what I needed it for, so now I just miss a pref to cancel it from my menubar, to have it running in the background... ;-)
SMcCandlish
SMcCandlish
Apr 8 2013
2.5.1
0.0
Apr 8 2013
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
PTHvolume (also free) does all of this and considerably more than option-click on the built-in Volume menu bar icon in Lion and Mountain Lion. There's no need for this app at all any longer (or its various clones). PTHvolume gives you some extras, however, including keyboard shortcuts that work on non-Apple keyboards, different shortcuts for controlling volume of different devices, and ability to exclude devices from the menu if you don't use them.
a4ex
a4ex
Feb 6 2013
2.5.1
0.0
Feb 6 2013
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
SoundSource or any other similar application is not required in ML. Just hold down the Option key while pressing the Speaker icon in the menu bar!!! It's built into ML!!!
freevito
freevito
Dec 30 2012
2.5.1
4.5
Dec 30 2012
4.5
Version: 2.5.1
I sure wish SoundSource supported volume control in the Focusrite Pro 24DSP FW audio interface, but I guess I can understand why it would be unmanageable to support the dozens (hundreds?) of interfaces by different manufacturers...especially for a free app. Nevertheless, kudos to Rogue Amoeba for still supporting Snow Leopard, and thanks for this handy little app.
Drdul
Drdul
Nov 8 2012
2.5.1
0.0
Nov 8 2012
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
FYI: The current version (2.5.1) won't launch in OS X 10.8.2.
Sgginc
Sgginc
Jul 31 2012
2.5.1
0.0
Jul 31 2012
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
You can get older versions here: http://www.rogueamoeba.com/legacy/ What version is working with ML?
hwgray
hwgray
Jul 6 2012
2.5.1
0.0
Jul 6 2012
0.0
Version: 2.5.1
When I tried use the version with OS X 10.8DP Mountain Lion, I got an Incompatible error. So, I got the '09 edition out of the Trash and it worked exactly as it always has! The three-year-old version still works, but the three-day-old update doesn't?!!! WTF?!!!
piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
Jul 5 2012
2.5.1
5.0
Jul 5 2012
5.0
Version: 2.5.1
I use this little great app since it was published years ago. It is very import for me because I had to change often between different outputs and some inputs too. Especially the switching between digital and analog signals is solved so great that I never will miss this utility. A big thanks to the developers...
Michael-Rachal
Michael-Rachal
Apr 17 2012
2.5
4.5
Apr 17 2012
4.5
Version: 2.5
Does exactly what I needed. Lets me quickly choose input and output audio sources.
iMac Apps
iMac Apps
Nov 24 2023
5.6.3
5.0
Nov 24 2023
5.0
Version: 5.6.3
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Oct 21 2022
5.5.5
5.0
Oct 21 2022
5.0
Version: 5.5.5
Shivasharma Nallaikkumaran
Shivasharma Nallaikkumaran
Jan 16 2022
5.3.9
5.0
Jan 16 2022
5.0
Version: 5.3.9
Hideji
Hideji
Aug 19 2021
5.3.5
5.0
Aug 19 2021
5.0
Version: 5.3.5
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Jun 11 2019
5.0
Jun 11 2019
5.0
Version: null
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
May 15 2019
5.0
May 15 2019
5.0
Version: null
paulsrandall
paulsrandall
Apr 17 2019
5.0
Apr 17 2019
5.0
Version: null
didier-gaultier
didier-gaultier
Mar 2 2019
5.0
Mar 2 2019
5.0
Version: null
Jakobe
Jakobe
Aug 24 2018
4.0
Aug 24 2018
4.0
Version: null
Mindplay
Mindplay
Feb 22 2017
4.0
Feb 22 2017
4.0
Version: null
fergitchgmail-com7309
Jun 4 2014
1.5
Version: null
Maxxfoxx
Maxxfoxx
Aug 24 2013
3.0
Aug 24 2013
3.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Jul 29 2013
5.0
Jul 29 2013
5.0
Version: null
freevito
freevito
Dec 30 2012
4.5
Dec 30 2012
4.5
Version: null
piquadratpi2
piquadratpi2
Jul 5 2012
5.0
Jul 5 2012
5.0
Version: null
Michael-Rachal
Michael-Rachal
Apr 17 2012
4.5
Apr 17 2012
4.5
Version: null
ylluminate
ylluminate
Mar 7 2012
5.0
Mar 7 2012
5.0
Version: null
Misha-Video
Misha-Video
Jan 9 2012
5.0
Jan 9 2012
5.0
Version: null
LA-mitchell
LA-mitchell
Dec 18 2011
5.0
Dec 18 2011
5.0
Version: null
Quantumlight
Quantumlight
Sep 22 2011
4.5
Sep 22 2011
4.5
Version: null
Caschreier
Caschreier
Aug 2 2011
5.0
Aug 2 2011
5.0
Version: null
Raul2g
Raul2g
Apr 17 2011
5.0
Apr 17 2011
5.0
Version: null
scacinto
scacinto
Jan 22 2011
5.0
Jan 22 2011
5.0
Version: null
AnonCoward
AnonCoward
Jan 8 2011
4.0
Jan 8 2011
4.0
Version: null
New-User
New-User
Apr 1 2009
4.0
Apr 1 2009
4.0
Version: null
Orbiterapps
Orbiterapps
Nov 15 2008
5.0
Nov 15 2008
5.0
Version: null
Veryvito
Veryvito
Mar 3 2008
5.0
Mar 3 2008
5.0
Version: null
hced
hced
Feb 22 2007
5.0
Feb 22 2007
5.0
Version: null
Aname
Aname
Mar 24 2006
4.5
Mar 24 2006
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jun 1 2005
4.8
Jun 1 2005
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2004
3.3
Oct 12 2004
3.3
Version: null
Bvanlent
Bvanlent
Oct 17 2003
5.0
Oct 17 2003
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Oct 17 2003
4.8
Oct 17 2003
4.8
Version: null
Llamadad
Llamadad
Apr 3 2003
5.0
Apr 3 2003
5.0
Version: null
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