How to adjust the volume for individual apps in Windows 10

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How to adjust the volume for individual apps in Windows 10: - Moving forward is always difficult, especially if it is something we really like. As Windows reached the hearts of its users, its features also found some special places to stay safe. One such feature is the Windows volume controller. In previous versions of Windows, users could freely adjust the volume settings for individual applications by simply clicking on Spokesperson and then on Mixer Link. But if you click on the Spokesperson file on Windows 10, this is what you get:



If there is no Link Mixer available. Does that mean you can't adjust the volume settings of individual apps? Do you think Windows would do this to you? Absolutely not. Just right-click on the Spokesperson file and then click Open Volume Mixer.

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Yes here it is! Your volume mixer is all so beautiful and happy. Now you can easily adjust the volume settings for individual apps like you did before.

But for some of us it can be a little heartbreaking. To let go of something that was so close to our hearts. How about having our Mixer returned to its old position? It's not a big deal. You just have to make a couple of changes to the registry. Read on to learn how to hack this simple trick.

Read also: How to boldly increase the volume of an audio file


Solution 1: Change the registry editors

1 STEP

  • Since we need to make some changes to our registry editors, let's get our regedit run the program first. For this, just type regedit in Cortana's search box and hit Pay. From the search results, click regedit program as shown in the screenshot.


2 STEP

PHASE 3

  • From the expanded menu, choose the option called Software. And then you need to click Microsoft, Then in Windows NT and then in Current Version.

PHASE 4

  • Now from the list of options found below Current Version key, look for the one called MTCUVC. Click on it to proceed to the next step.


PHASE 5

  • In the right window pane, you should find a DWORD value called EnableMtcUvc. If it's not there yet, create one. For that, right-click on the right window pane, then on New and then in DWORD (32-bit) Value.

PHASE 6

  • Assign the right to the newly created DWORD value as EnableMtcUvc.


PHASE 7

  • Click the newly created DWORD entry to edit it Value data. It will be 1 by default. Change it to 0 as shown in the screenshot. Click OK when you're done. That's all.

PHASE 8

  • Now if you click the volume icon on the taskbar, you can see that your old friend is back. Just click Mixer As shown in the screenshot to adjust the volume settings of individual apps.

Solution 2: Using the ear horn - a free open source tool

Ear Trumpet is a free open source tool that can be used to adjust the volume settings of individual applications in Windows 10. It has a fairly simple user interface. You can get Ear Trumpet from here.

That's all. Now you can easily manage volume settings for individual apps with these simple steps. Hope you found the article useful.

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