Boom

Boom 1.9.4

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PROS

  • Increases volume of your Mac
  • Adds an equalizer to your volume control
  • Works with almost all apps

CONS

  • May create a popping sound at full volume with some apps

Good
7

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If you've ever had low sound problems on your Mac, then Boom is an excellent tool for increasing the volume on your Mac.

Boom is suitable for anyone that's had problems with low sound on applications such as Skype, iTunes and VLC media player. Boom can also be used for boosting the volume on online music and video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, - Netflix, Hulu and more. Boom works by adding a graphic equalizer to your Mac's sound system so that you tweak and boost it.

Boom has been continually improved and fixed since launch although some users may experience a popping or clicking sound when it's cranked up to full volume. However, this should have been ironed out in the latest version.

If you're Mac speakers aren't loud enough, Boom gives them the boost they need.

Boom is an award-winning, system-wide volume booster and equalizer application for Mac.

Just like the volume controls of your Mac, Boom effortlessly boosts the sound from your speakers; making any audio a louder, clearer and better sounding experience.From videos on YouTube to your favourite music or videos playing on iTunes, Spotify and Netflix, and even chats through Skype and FaceTime – Boom can boost it all.Using Boom to get the best audio experience from your Mac is as easy as applying equalising presets, such as Bass Boost, Movie and various musical genres, or customising your very own preset to fit your needs.Boom is now accessible with localised support in six languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Simplified Chinese.

To improve the audio quality of the Mac in-built speakers, Boom works its magic perfectly on the latest Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and the new iMac. Boom’s audio enhancing abilities don’t end with your computer. Utilizing a seamless process to create volume-optimized playlists, Boom also lets you enjoy a boosted experience on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.Boom is also accessible with localised support in six languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Simplified Chinese.

All Mac users with Intel based system running OS 10.7 and above.

Software: Mac OS X 10.7 or later

Compatible with Mavericks.

System Hardware: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.83 GHz and above, 2 GB RAM

— User reviews — about Boom

  • Goldfingers-

    by Goldfingers-

    "Good sound amp and equalizer thats only hamper is a faint popping sound."

    As a sound amp, Boom works great. I hear good quality sound with the equalizer on and amp off, and pretty good sound wit... More.

    reviewed on July 30, 2013