Earlier this yr, Microsoft’s work on a revamped volume mixer for Windows 11 leaked. Now the corporate has confirmed it’s testing a brand new quantity mixer in a post about Windows 11 Preview Build 25309, which is rolling out to testers within the Home windows 11 Insider Dev channel.
The brand new quantity mixer seems within the fast settings panel and may be accessed by clicking the Wi-Fi/sound/battery icons within the bottom-right nook of the taskbar. Microsoft additionally added a keyboard shortcut to entry it (Win+Ctrl+V).
The quantity mixer provides a number of quality-of-life enhancements to Home windows 11’s quantity controls. It provides the flexibility to rapidly swap between audio outputs like headphones and audio system, regulate the quantity of particular person apps, toggle spatial audio applied sciences and extra.
As was identified back in January when the feature leaked, the modifications largely mirror what’s provided in a third-party app referred to as EarTrumpet created virtually 5 years in the past to repair the varied limitations of the Home windows 10 quantity controls.
It’s not clear when Microsoft will roll out the brand new quantity mixer for all, however a minimum of now we all know for positive the corporate is testing it. It ought to ultimately make its means into secure Home windows 11.