The first step is getting AudioSwitcher. This involves downloading the Xcode project at the previous link and building to get an AudioSwitcher binary. I discovered Dr. Drang keeps a bin/ directory in Dropbox, so that's what I'm doing as well. This means that I now have the
AudioSwitcher binary in
~/Dropbox/bin/, and this folder is in my
If you've done this correctly, you should be able to run
AudioSwitcher -a and see a list of devices:
$ AudioSwitcher -a Built-in Microphone (input) Monitor Webcam (input) Built-in Output (output) FiiO USB DAC-E10 (output)
Now, set up some AppleScripts to run AudioSwitcher commands. For example, to switch to my DAC, all you need is:
do shell script "/Users/max/Dropbox/bin/AudioSwitcher -s 'FiiO USB DAC-E10'"
I used the AppleScript Editor and saved the script as an application in
/Applications so I can trigger it quickly with LaunchBar.
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