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Tooth Fairy connects AirPods (or other Bluetooth headphones) to your Mac with a single click or keypress.
AirPods are great, but they don’t work quite as smoothly with Macs as they do iPhones. You can’t tell at a glance whether audio will play from the AirPods or your Mac’s built-in speaker, you have to dig into a Bluetooth submenu to connect, and then you have to go back to the menu to see when the AirPods are ready for use. ToothFairy streamlines this: just click an icon in the menu bar (or press a hotkey) to switch to the AirPods, and the icon always shows whether they’re connected. You may also like Navicat Premium
- Works with AirPods, as well as any Bluetooth device that you can connect to your Mac: headphones, speakers, headsets, gamepad controllers, keyboards, mice, etc. (HomePod is not supported, as it is not a Bluetooth audio device.)
- Click the hollow AirPods icon in the menu bar to switch to AirPods. It fills in to show they are connected and also displays a battery indicator.
- Supports multiple Bluetooth audio devices; you can choose a different icon and hotkey for each.
- Get the best audio quality. macOS will normally use the SCO codec if it thinks you’re going to use the microphone. ToothFairy can ensure that it uses the higher quality AAC codec when you only care about the audio output: listening to music or video or playing a game.
- Run a shell script when the AirPods are connected or disconnected.
- ToothFairy no longer shows an error window when you try to connect to a device that’s already connected.
- ToothFairy now automatically retries connecting via Bluetooth to make it more likely that it will succeed without user intervention.
- Improved the Why isn’t my device connecting?” section of the manual.
- Added the “Why don’t I see the battery level?” section of the manual.
- Added accessibility labels for the device icon menu and menu bar status icon.
- ToothFairy is more judicious about changing the audio input device, to avoid excessive Micro Snitch notifications.
- Fixed a bug where some script text could be displayed with the wrong color in Dark Mode.
OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor