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Adjusting Zoom Volume Without Affecting Your System Volume, With SoundSource

If you’re looking to lower the volume of your Zoom calls without affecting your system volume, SoundSource has you covered, with this quick tip.

Zoom has a volume control in its Audio settings, but it’s linked directly to your output device. That means changing it will likely adjust the output volume for everything on your computer, often an undesired outcome.

To avoid this, you can instead use SoundSource to set an app-specific volume for Zoom, like so:


With this configuration, SoundSource will only lower the volume of Zoom, while keeping your music at a higher level. Use SoundSource’s controls to get the exact audio setup you desire.

Interested in doing even more to make Zoom calls sound better? See our in-depth article on improving audio from Zoom calls.

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