SndVolPlus Icon SndVolPlus
A replacement sound volume control. Looks and acts like the default volume control, plus a few extra features.

SndVolPlus screenshot

  • Everything that the regular volume control does, plus:
  • Middle click toggles mute
  • Double click opens the mixer
  • Single exe/no installer/portable app

How to use
  1. Download to your startup folder
  2. Disable the default volume control
  3. Enjoy being able to toggle mute with a single middle click

Download + Source Code
This project is BSD-licensed open source. The source code and an example project are hosted on BitBucket. Any issues with the code as well as suggestions, bugs, and patches can be discussed on the repository page.

Direct download link (Program)
Source code repository

Recent News
SndVolPlus 1.1 Released
SndVolPlus SndVolPlus is a replacement sound volume control. Looks and acts like the default volume control, plus a few extra features. Changes Position Mixer and Volume Control windows next to the taskbar tray area, fixing issue #4 Get it Info/Do [...]
Posted 27 Jun 2010, 9:02 pm

SndVolPlus 1.0 released
SndVolPlus is a tiny standalone app, that’s a replacement for the standard Windows volume control icon. SndVolPlus Volume Control It functions exactly the same as the original “SndVol.exe”, with two huge extras: Middle clicking the [...]
Posted 6 Jun 2010, 10:51 pm

Issue tracker
Single/Double Click confusion
SndVolPlus gets confused: * **Double-Clicks:** occasionally opening the single master volume control alongside the volume mixer. * **Single-Clicks:** on occasion do nothing at all, master volume slider does not appear.
Posted 2 Feb 2011, 6:51 am

Remember Mixer Window position
Posted 10 Jun 2010, 12:27 am

XP support if reasonably possible
Posted 10 Jun 2010, 12:27 am

Volume windows sometimes lose focus after opening
Posted 6 Jul 2010, 12:08 am

Mixer Positioning
Win7's original Master Volume Slider & Volume Mixer appear away from the monitor's edge, at the top of the z-order & adjacent to the mouse cursor. You're SndVol replacement should do the same for both the master slider & volume mixer.
Posted 2 Feb 2011, 6:33 am

Minimizable window
Sound mixer windows should be minimized like in Windows XP.
Posted 27 Aug 2010, 3:19 pm

Mouse Wheel Up/Down to control Volume Up/Down?
I love the middle-click mute! How about having mouse wheeling over the icon control the volume? Although I suppose it may not be possible: perhaps wheel events over a system tray icon aren't propagated to the icon's application? Thanks!
Posted 8 Jun 2010, 10:41 pm

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