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ToothFairy for Mac

Change Bluetooth connections with a single click.

$5.99
In English
Version 2.8.4
4.3
Based on 8 user rates

ToothFairy overview

ToothFairy connect AirPods (or other Bluetooth headphones) to your Mac with a single click or keypress.

AirPods are great, but they don’t work quite as smoothly with Macs as they do iPhones. You can’t tell at a glance whether audio will play from the AirPods or your Mac’s built-in speaker, you have to dig into a Bluetooth submenu to connect, and then you have to go back to the menu to see when the AirPods are ready for use. ToothFairy streamlines this: just click an icon in the menu bar (or press a hotkey) to switch to the AirPods, and the icon always shows whether they’re connected.

  • Works with AirPods, as well as any Bluetooth device that you can connect to your Mac: headphones, speakers, headsets, game pad controllers, keyboards, mice, etc. (HomePod is not supported, as it is not a Bluetooth audio device.)
  • Click the hollow AirPods icon in the menu bar to switch to AirPods. It fills in to show they are connected and also displays a battery indicator.
  • Supports multiple Bluetooth audio devices; you can choose a different icon and hotkey for each.
  • Get the best audio quality. macOS will normally use the SCO codec if it thinks you’re going to use the microphone. ToothFairy can ensure that it uses the higher quality AAC codec when you only care about audio output: listening to music or video or playing a game.
  • Run a shell script when the AirPods are connected or disconnected.

What’s new in version 2.8.4

  • The battery info updates more quickly after connecting a device.
  • The Run shell script after connecting/disconnecting help page now explains how to trigger a shortcut.
  • ToothFairy is better at remembering the current sound input device so that the Improve sound quality by disabling audio input from device feature will restore the proper one after connecting a new device.
  • You can now pull down a device’s menu while the connection progress indicator is spinning.
  • ToothFairy no longer shows arrow icons while it’s in the process of fixing the sound output, as this was confusing. Instead, it will continue showing the device as half-connected until it’s done. You can still see what’s happening with the fixing via the tooltip and the menu item text.
  • If the feature to fix the sound output is disabled, clicking the half-connected device icon now disconnects the device instead of doing nothing.
  • Each help page now has a link to a Google translation so you can view it in a different language.
  • Updated the French localization.
  • Fixed a bug where the progress indicator wouldn’t stop if you clicked the menu bar icon when using the Don’t disconnect when clicking icon or pressing hotkey option.
  • Made various fixes and updates to prevent Cocoa from logging warnings.
  • Made various threading improvements.
  • The build number is now displayed in a tooltip in the About tab.
  • Mac App Store receipt validation works better on Macs with damaged Ethernet ports.
  • The Setapp version of ToothFairy now requires macOS 12 or later, due to updating to version 4.1.0 of their framework.

ToothFairy for Mac

$5.99
In English
Version 2.8.4
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4.3

(5 Reviews of ToothFairy)

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Micheld
Micheld
Sep 2 2019
2.5
1.0
Sep 2 2019
1.0
Version: 2.5
never again, destroys every fine working system bluetooth stops working poperly
jaworsky13
jaworsky13
May 1 2019
2.5
5.0
May 1 2019
5.0
Version: 2.5
An essential piece of software for use with Apple AirPods on a Mac. Joshua J.
ahmedhatata-ah
ahmedhatata-ah
Jan 26 2019
2.4.8
5.0
Jan 26 2019
5.0
Version: 2.4.8
Great application seriously with a stunning design and very simple user interface that allows you to choose which bluetooth device you want to connect with one simple click It connect and support AirPods (or other Bluetooth headphones) or any output device even with hot key .
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
kosovarnye@yahoo-com
May 24 2017
2.2.1
0.0
May 24 2017
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
Don't know if it's because of the developer or MacUpdate, but this is NOT free as it was initially advertised under the MacUpdate menubar icon. The dishonesty immediately stops me from buying this or any software product that initially advertises as free. I suppose it's to get one to take notice.
Sonnendeck
Sonnendeck
Mar 4 2017
1.3
5.0
Mar 4 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3
This is a great help, if you want to switch quickly to a Bluetooth headset on the Mac. I use it with BoseComfort 35 headset.
Shivasharma Nallaikkumaran
Shivasharma Nallaikkumaran
Jan 5 2022
2.7.8
5.0
Jan 5 2022
5.0
Version: 2.7.8
Micheld
Micheld
Sep 2 2019
1.0
Sep 2 2019
1.0
Version: null
jaworsky13
jaworsky13
May 1 2019
5.0
May 1 2019
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Apr 18 2019
5.0
Apr 18 2019
5.0
Version: null
eli-ny
eli-ny
Mar 6 2019
4.0
Mar 6 2019
4.0
Version: null
ahmedhatata-ah
ahmedhatata-ah
Jan 26 2019
5.0
Jan 26 2019
5.0
Version: null
deputat
deputat
Apr 12 2017
4.0
Apr 12 2017
4.0
Version: null
Sonnendeck
Sonnendeck
Mar 4 2017
5.0
Mar 4 2017
5.0
Version: null