Balance Lock

Release Notes

If you're new to this app, learn more about Balance Lock for macOS.

System Compatibility Notes

The latest version is Balance Lock 1.1, which requires the following:

Intel: macOS 10.12 or higher
Apple Silicon: macOS 11 or higher


Balance Lock 1.1

May 15, 2021

  • [New] Added support for Apple Silicon and macOS Big Sur, including a new app icon.
  • [New] Added localizations for French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Chinese Simplified languages.
  • [New] Added ability to lock the audio balance anywhere on the slider from left to right.
  • [New] Added the audio device name and last time that the balance was fixed.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the volume would sometimes increase when the balance was fixed for USB audio devices.

Balance Lock 1.0.6

May 27, 2019

  • [New] Refreshed UI to be easier to see if audio is balanced in the middle.
  • [New] Added support for Mojave Dark/Light modes.
  • [New] Added Internet Access Policy for Little Snitch that describes every connection the app can make.
  • [Fixed] Issue where on some newer Mac models, it wouldn't balance the internal speakers.

Balance Lock 1.0.5

Apr 10, 2018

  • [Fixed] Issue where a window might have shown briefly when launching on login.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the on/off control would be cutoff on macOS 10.13.

Balance Lock 1.0.4

Dec 8, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue where the app would activate unnecessarily on startup.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the rate app dialog would not work properly. We've removed it completely.
  • [New] Multiple balance fixed notifications are now shown as one for a period of 10 seconds. This helps fix the issue where a lot of them can be displayed at once in certain situations (ex: BoomAudio).

Balance Lock 1.0.3

Jul 13, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue where the app would incorrectly show the rate dialog more than once.
  • [Improved] Updated the Paddle framework which resolves some issues when purchasing a license in-app.

Balance Lock 1.0.2

Mar 13, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue where the app would show briefly when opening on login.
  • [Fixed] Issue where the Off/On control in the status menu wouldn't look correct in dark mode.

Balance Lock 1.0.1

Mar 1, 2017

  • [Fixed] Issue where the app would come to the foreground when fixing the audio balance.