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Microsoft is deprecating the classic Volume Mixer app

Microsoft is deprecating the classic Volume Mixer app

Windows 10 introduced a new style of items and their panes/flyouts which open from the notification area. All of the applets which open from the system tray are different now. This includes the Date/Time pane, the Action Center, the Network pane, and the volume control flyout. In addition to these changes, the classic sound volume mixer is getting replaced with its modern counterpart from Settings.

How to adjust sound volume per app in Windows 10

How to adjust sound volume per app in Windows 10

In Windows 10, many users are getting confused how to adjust the sound volume on a per-app basis. Due to user interface changes, Microsoft added new, touch-friendly audio volume controls. If you left click the Sound icon in the notification area, it is possible to change only the master volume. Here is how to adjust the sound volume per app in Windows 10.

Enable Old Classic Volume Control in Windows 10

Enable Old Classic Volume Control in Windows 10

Windows 10 introduced a new style of items and their panes/flyouts which open from the notification area. All of the applets which open from the system tray are different now. This includes the Date/Time pane, the Action Center, the Network pane and even the volume control! Once you click the sound icon in the system tray, the new volume indicator will appear on the screen. If you do not like how it looks and works, it is possible to restore the previous sound volume control which was available in Windows 8 and Windows 7 with a simple Registry tweak. In this article, we will see how to enable the old volume control in Windows 10.

Windows 10 9901 comes with a new sound mixer

Windows 10 9901 comes with a new sound mixer

In Windows 10 build 9901, Microsoft has introduced a new sound mixer. As you can conclude from the previous article, it is again a Modern app, big, slow and touch friendly. Let's see how you can activate it and test it yourself.