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By default on Mac OS X there is a system-wide notification sound that you can choose. This sound is applied to every application and played whenever the application outputs a beep (for instance, when typing a keyboard shortcut that doesn't work, or during a terminal beep). Is there any way to change what sound this is on a per-application basis?

Specifically, I'm looking to change the sound uses, while every other app uses another sound.

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Terminal uses the sound that is active upon its launch. If you could automate changing the sound and wrap the application launch in a script, that might be a workaround. – Daniel Beck Jun 21 '11 at 6:37

I have no experience with it, but have you heard of the third-party freeware utility called Growl? It may permit the kind of customization you want.

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Growl is a notification service that only works with applications (or plugins) specifically written to take advantage of it. It cannot change system-level notifications. – NReilingh Aug 10 '11 at 22:35
-1: Agreed with @NReilingh, not what I'm looking for. – Wuffers Aug 10 '11 at 22:49

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