Oliver Dunk

Oliver Dunk

20 years old, Developer at 1Password



Using a MIDI controller to mix Mac application volumes

For a while, I've wanted control over the volume of individual macOS applications, using a physical controller. This would allow me to turn Spotify down when I'm concentrating, or turn up a Slack call if I'm struggling to hear. I've seen this done in Windows, but never in Mac. I recently found a solution, using the open source BackgroundMusic project, and my own code to interface with a MIDI device. In this post, I'll share... (Read More)