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Boom 2 v1.3

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Global Delight has released version 1.3 of its Boom 2 [1] volume booster and equalizer app with three new in-app effects (see “FunBITS: Boom for Mac Pumps up the Volume [2],” 18 April 2014). The Spatial effect places you at the center of your audio for a more realistic sound, Pitch enables you to take the audio pitch a note higher or lower (great for karaoke), and Night Mode helps keep audio at an even level (such as when watching movies that swing between loud explosions and quiet exposition). The update also adds support for VoiceOver and a Traditional Chinese localization. As of this writing, version 1.3 hasn’t made it to the Mac App Store yet, but it has been submitted for review. ($14.99 new from Global Delight with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members [3], free update, 10.5 MB, release notes [4], 10.10+)