In Windows, you can assign individual apps to different playback devices. However, all of your Chrome tabs are treated as a single application. To split your Chrome tabs and play sound from different tabs on different audio devices, follow these steps.
A word of caution: Installing Chrome extensions is more dangerous than you think, so we generally do not recommend adding too many. However, this seems to be okay and is open source to boot. If you're still careful, you can manually set them to work only in certain Chrome settings (like YouTube).
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On the AudioPick download page, click "Add to Chrome" and accept the permissions. The menu bar displays a new icon that displays the user interface:
By default, the main audio output of your system is used. or more specifically, what you've set to use Chrome's settings in Windows Pro app sound settings. You can change the current tab to use a different output that you have set up in Windows.
AudioPick saves your selection for each tab. Your selection also does not affect other tabs. The current tabs will continue to use the one you set them for, and the new tabs will use the system default device.
This works with any device, even virtual devices. This extension is therefore useful if you want to play music through your speakers during playback. You can hear something about your headphones, such as your headphones. B. game sound.
One bug we found: When hotplugging audio devices, the extension may occasionally get stuck and mute the output. If this is the case, simply reset it to the system default device, and then re-enable your preferred device.
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Limit the extensions permissions
As a general rule for all Chrome extensions, you should put certain sites on the whitelist, on which this extension can work. This ensures that the extension runs only where you need it, and provides some protection in case the extension no longer works and starts to track you.
You can do this in Chrome's extension settings. Click the menu icon in the top right corner and select More tools> Extensions. Scroll down to AudioPick and select Details.
You can change the access to the site and add as many sites as you like:
can be set to "On Click", which disables the permissions until you click Click the icon in the menu bar.
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