ToothFairy 2.7

November 3rd, 2020 (ToothFairy)
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Version 2.7 of ToothFairy is now available.

ToothFairy is a Mac menu bar utility that lets you connect AirPods to your Mac with a single click or keypress. It also works with other Bluetooth headphones and with input devices such as mice, keyboards, and game pad controllers. You can see at a glance which devices are connected, as well as their battery levels. ToothFairy can also make music and videos sound better by using a higher quality codec for audio output.

This is a free update that includes the following changes:

  • Redesigned the application icon for macOS 11 Big Sur.
  • Added new icons for AirPods Pro, Beats Studio 3, controller, headphones, Playstation, Powerbeats 2020, Siri Remote, and Xbox.
  • Easily connect to AirPods by clicking the icon in the menu bar or pressing a hotkey.Added AppleScript support for listing devices, getting their properties, and toggling connections.
  • If the Don’t disconnect when clicking icon or pressing hotkey option is enabled for a device, you can now access that device’s menu with a regular click, rather than having to right-click or Control-click.
  • Device SettingsThe Improve sound quality by disabling audio input from device option now works better when a Bluetooth device auto-connects rather than being connected via ToothFairy. It’s also more reliable in cases where macOS reports that it has set the audio input device but actually hasn’t.
  • Improved resizing the Advanced… preferences sheet.
  • Advanced SettingsThe Advanced… preferences sheet now has a help button that explains the options and shows sample shell scripts and AppleScripts.
  • Updated the sample scripts in the Run shell script after connecting/disconnecting section of the manual.
  • Worked around an issue with macOS 11 where text in the device list would be vertically clipped.
  • Worked around some security changes in macOS 11 that made it impossible to save script changes.
  • Fixed a bug where ToothFairy could stuck in an error reporting loop if there was an error saving the scripts.

ToothFairy 2.7 works with macOS 10.11 through 11.0 and requires a Bluetooth device. In-depth information about ToothFairy is available in the manual.

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