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Lowest volume is still too loud—how can I make it even lower?

Very late to the party, but it doesn't seem that anything much changed in these 9 years that the question was posted. Here's another way I discovered, that no one mentioned yet, which allows to use a ...
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Bluetooth audio problems on a MacBook

I stopped leaving my phone on top of my laptop. Turns out that the phone's bluetooth adapter messes up the signal b/n the laptop and my headphones. Another more crude solution is to turn off the phone'...
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How can I make sure all music in the music app outputs at the same volume?

LUFS is really the only way to do it. This has long been a major irritation for me too, as Apple's Sound-Check is purely peak-based & utterly hopeless when it comes to levelling classical or 70s ...
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macOS Monterey: Bluetooth mic issues when Mute/Adjust input volume

It appears to have been fixed with macOS Monterey 12.4 I have just updated to. Steps to verify: Connect bluetooth headphones. Follow Sound Preferences -> Sound -> Input. Play some music. Drag ...
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Any way to change sound output device via Applescript or shell?

There is aloe a paid $5 app called Ears that will do the job and can be used with the command line https://retina.studio/ears/
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why does the legend or code or elements computer stuff pop up when I press increase volume?

Reading between the lines a bit… you need to uncheck 'Use F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys' in System Prefs > Keyboard
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non-iPhone TRRS headset microphone not recognized on Macbook Air

There are many standards for mini headset jacks [TRRS] The two most common are CTIA & OMTP. They are not interchangeable. OMTP was preferred on earlier phones, but CTIA was decided by Apple & ...
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Best way to connect Remote Mac with audio from Mac or PC

I encountered this problem and found this workaround Install a virtual audio device on the Mac OS device. In my case, it was soundflower. Update the mac settings to use this virtual driver as output. ...
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Can a Macbook Pro Output Video through the 3.5mm Audio Port?

No. This is an analog port. Not sure the max channels it offers, but most audio uses two to three. Analog video needs way more, hence the pins on a VGA plug. We're in the days of digital, however. ...
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How to share only audio from iPad to Mac?

Not with first party settings and apps. You would want to pair the headphones with the iPad if that’s how you wish to listen. Most of the “mirroring” both first party and third party are video / audio ...
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Disable Bluetooth or disconnect Bluetooth connections when lid is closed

You can automate this using BetterTouchTool - automations (https://folivora.ai/): note: Don't be afraid to pay $20 for the whole tool, it will pay for itself in no time. The tool is must have for ...
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How to swap left/right stereo channels for one sound device in MacOS?

It costs US $100 plus tax, it is hitting a mosquito with a sledgehammer, and Apple holds up several hoops one must jump through to get kernel extensions enabled these days…  but if all else fails and ...
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