I'm looking for a Windows 7 tray app to easily switch between audio sources, i.e. speakers, HDMI, USB headset etc.
Did you want to switch sources our outputs?
For switching outputs, try this:
If you need to switch inputs:
If you do this a lot, and are looking for an app to save you those two extra clicks, this blog post shows three products that quickly switch audio outputs for Vista and XP.
If you find that one of those three apps works well on Windows 7 please let us know.
Here's a freeware app that will do it: Vista Audio Changer
Vista Audio Changer is a system tray application that can change the default sound output device in Windows Vista at the click of a mouse.
You are looking for Coastal Audio Changer.
is another option where ALT + 1 (or whatever position the output is on the control panel dialog list is) will switch audio outputs. Just place in the windows startup folder...
For Windows 7, AudioSwitch provides an elegant simple solution. The interface is similar to the improved audio switching capability introduced in Windows 10.
If you find yourself in need of doing this on a Mac, just press
ALT and then click the volume control at the top of the screen. A menu with different I/O options will appear. You never know...
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