Controlling a Mac's main out level from Max

Feb 16, 2009 at 9:47pm

Controlling a Mac's main out level from Max

Hi, I haven’t seen this topic on old archives so I’m sorry if this is an obvious kindof stuff for Max users, but i was just wondering whether it was possible to control a Mac’s main output level from within Max? (Just as it happens to be in Audacity)
Thx for any tip – Z.

#42337
Feb 16, 2009 at 10:15pm

aka.systemsound?

#151519
Feb 16, 2009 at 10:35pm

Thank you David: just all I need. And great thanks to Masayuki Akamatsu, who’s been very helpul for any kind of controls like this one. Cheers, Zoe.

#151520
Feb 16, 2009 at 10:38pm

Or you can use a trick with SoundFlower, as explained in this thread:

http://www.cycling74.com/forums/index.php?t=rview&th=37793&rid=1174

J-F.

#151521
Feb 16, 2009 at 10:51pm

Thanks, Jean-Francois. Ill have a look at this issue too. Kindest regards, ZOe

#151522
Feb 17, 2009 at 3:42am

You could also use the [shell] external to send applescript commands. “osascript -e ‘output volume of (get volume settings)’” will report the current volume from [shell]‘s first outlet and “osascript -e ‘set volume output volume $1′” will set the volume to which ever value you specify. The scale is from 0 to 100.

lh

#151523

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