Play sound through headphones and speakers mac

Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: ekiwok ekiwok. Question: Q: Question: Q: How to change sound output to speakers when headphones are plugged? How to change this behavior? What kind of limitation is this? Is there any 3rd party software that might get this done? Question marked as Apple recommended User profile for user: tygb tygb.

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User profile for user: dialabrain dialabrain. Apr 13, AM in response to ekiwok In response to ekiwok There is a built in switch that disables audio to the speakers when you plug in headphones into the headphone jack. Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post.

Apr 13, AM in response to tygb In response to tygb You should re-read the original question. Apr 13, AM in response to dialabrain In response to dialabrain It looks like you are absolutely right. Apr 13, AM in response to ekiwok In response to ekiwok Yes. You can set the volume of each device in your MOD independently. For example, if you have an eight-channel audio device and a two-channel audio device, you can combine them to work as a single ten-channel audio device.


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For the aggregate device to work correctly, the combined devices in the aggregate device must be set to the same sample rate. You can use the aggregate device for sound input, sound output, or for alerts and sound effects. To remove an aggregate device, select it on the right side of the Audio Devices window, then click the Delete button.

For your aggregate device to work correctly, all devices in the aggregate device need to have the same sample rate. To rename the device, double-click it. Select the Use checkbox of each device you want to include in the aggregate device. The list on the right shows the currently connected audio devices and the number of input and output channels for each device.

Viewed k times. FWIW, I've tried to do this in the past to and the answer always came up as no. Its not quite what you've asked for, but if you've not already discovered this and are interested as a workaround , I can post it as an answer. See also this question and the answers: apple.

This is soooooo easy to do in Windows. You just select the output device in the app you are using.

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However, whilst all this may be largely academic without a USB headset or speakers, I did also come across the Griffin iMic which says: iMic supports both mic and line level inputs via a selectable switch, and provides a line-level output for connecting speakers or headphones. Pang 5 5 silver badges 7 7 bronze badges.

I wish there was a way to do it the way I wanted to but that's how computers work. This worked perfectly for using the speakers on both of my Thunderbolt Displays at the same time.

Nice, this worked with a Jambox and my speakers plugged into my computer. Great for parties. Also, hold down Option and click the Volume menu bar item to change your output device easily. Featured on Meta. Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta!

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