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I'm with a macbook pro (2009) that has a mini display port. I've already bought a hdmi cable, and external output to a lcd tv is possible.

My question is: I have to manually change the sound output, from speaker to tv, and from tv to speaker when I take off the cable.

Is it possible to automatically transfer - or at least have a small switch next to the clock - the sound from speaker to tv when I connect the cable, and from tv to speaker when I disconnect?

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Wow, I've found a solution myself! It's called "SoundSource". Great!

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Realtek onboard sound drivers on Windows can do that automatically, by jack-sensing. You can accept your own answer, by the way. –  paradroid Apr 8 '11 at 3:08
    
@paradoid: I know that, but I can only accept my own answer tomorrow (I think this is done to avoid spam abuse). –  Somebody still uses you MS-DOS Apr 8 '11 at 14:59
    
Version not compatible with OSX 10.8.3 –  Denja Apr 19 '13 at 20:09
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