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ToothFairy
ToothFairy
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ToothFairy free download for Mac

ToothFairy

Version 2.8.3

Change Bluetooth connections with a single click.

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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 2.8.3

Updated on Jan 11 2023

  • Made various improvements to the workaround for the macOS issue that could prevent the sound output from being set when connecting a device. The workaround is successful more often, avoids unnecessary disconnections when the sound output spontaneously fixes itself, and it better handles devices that have been put away or manually disconnected.
  • The menu bar icon now shows when ToothFairy is fixing the sound output. An arrow in a solid circle indicates that the device is currently connected but in the process of disconnecting. An arrow with no circle indicates that the device is waiting to reconnect.
  • ToothFairy no longer reports that the sound output is not set when the device isn’t connected, anyway.
  • Fixed a problem where the progress spinner could stay visible forever, even after the device disconnected.
  • Fixed a problem where ToothFairy could show a Bluetooth connection failure error message for connections that the user did not initiate.

Information

License

Commercial

Size

8.8 MB

Downloads

1034

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.13 or later
  • A Bluetooth device
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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.
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