SoundSource for Mac gets major upgrade with SoundSource 5
What you need to know
- There's a new version of SoundSource.
- SoundSource 5 is out now for Mac with new tools and a new UI.
- SoundSource is a tool to help Mac users get the most out of their audio.
Rogue Amoeba has released SoundSource 5, a major update to its Mac audio management software bringing an all-new user interface and even more power.
In a press release, Wednesday, Rogue Amoeba said:
Version 5 of SoundSource brings with it several big changes. Most notably, it has a refined user interface, using up less screen space, but also offering users a sleeker design. There's also a new Compact view to save space, a new menu bar icon, and more.
SoundSource 5 offers automatic handling of audio applications, so whenever you play audio through an app, it'll appear in SoundSource.
New Menu Bar Meters show audio activity in your default output, input, and active apps, as well as new global mute controls.
SoundSource even has new, built-in audio effects:
SoundSource 5 is available now for macOS 1.13 (High Sierra) and beyond. The full version costs $39, however, it's currently being offered at a special introductory price of $29 through the rest of August. If you already own SoundSource 4, you can log in and get a "heavily discounted upgrade" to version 5.
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