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Current Version: 3.9.0
System Requirements Mac:
macOS 10.9 or later
Music App or
iTunes 7 or later
System Requirements PC:
Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP
iTunes 7 or later

Version History

iVolume 3.9.0 (Mac)
  • Compatibility: macOS Big Sur is now fully supported. Please note that the minimum macOS version increased to 10.9.
  • Modernization: iVolume runs natively on Macs with Apple Silicon processor.
  • Polishing: Some design improvements and the headphones attached to the main window can now be turned off.
  • Performance: Improvements of performance and stability.
iVolume 3.8.0 (Mac)
  • Compatibility: iVolume fully supports macOS Catalina and the new Apple Music app. Note: If you want to restore your previous library configuration and analyzing results, see this FAQ entry.
  • Modernization: Internal updates to latest tools and technologies.
  • Stability: Small bugfixes and performance improvements.
iVolume 3.7.5
  • Compatibility: iVolume now works with iTunes 12.2.
iVolume 3.7.4
  • “Too Short”: In rare cases songs returned “Too Short” error even though they had sufficient length. Fixed that.
  • Special Characters: Sometimes special characters in file names led to problems on Windows. This is fixed.
  • Reliable Launch: In rare cases iVolume sometimes failed to start properly since the last version. This works again now.
  • Group Deletion: Fixed occasional problems when deleting groups.
  • Communication: In very rare cases iVolume crashed when trying to communicate with iTunes under certain conditions. This is fixed now.
  • More Stability: Fixed more known problems.
iVolume 3.7.3
  • Reliability: Some more minor improvements.
  • Quality Assurance: Integrated HockeyApp and PLCrashReporter into Mac version to enable easier customer feedback on problems.
iVolume 3.7.2 (PC)
  • Stability: Fixed several Windows related crashes.
iVolume 3.7.1
  • Bugfix: Fixed the “Write protected” error that happened in some cases.
iVolume 3.7
  • Modernized: iVolume was modernized from the ground up and is finally a full 64-Bit application, resulting in overall performance boosts especially when loading very large iTunes libraries. iVolume is fully compatible to Mavericks, Windows 8.1 and the latest iTunes versions. Various other improvements in reliability and performance were done.
  • Notification Center: On OS X a finished notification is now sent through the Notification Center instead of simply playing a sound, so you can configure for yourself whether and how you would like to be notified.
iVolume 3.6.6
  • Fixed: Communication between iVolume and iTunes works reliably again, especially on OS X 10.8.2. Solved issues on fresh XP installations.
  • Trusted: iVolume is signed with a verified Developer ID so it can be launched with default Gatekeeper settings on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
  • Maintained: iVolume works on Windows 8.
  • Retinafied: iVolume looks gorgeous on Retina displays.
  • Enhanced: Better compatibility with iTunes Match. Various other improvements.
iVolume 3.6.5
  • Compatibility: Fixed various issues that happened in special cases:
    Fixed slow checking caused by FileVault 2 and Time Machine.
    Fixed “write protected” errors with iTunes 10.5 and OS X 10.7 Lion.
    Fixed “decoding” errors on Windows.
    Fixed scrollers on OS X 10.7 Lion.
    Fixed graphical glitches on Windows.
    Getting immediate feedback of volume change in iTunes again.
    Ignoring iCloud tracks that are not downloaded.
  • Localization: Added Spanish translation.
  • Convenience: Added Genre column.
  • Service: Added newsletter subscription.
iVolume 3.6
  • Up-to-date: iVolume has been optimized for latest technologies, e. g. iTunes 10.
  • Reliability: Several internal improvements.
  • Perfectionism: Taking care about some more small edge cases when detecting album groups.
  • Visualization: Some refinements of the user interface.
  • Internationalization: Added localization for French language.
iVolume 3.5
  • Compatibility: iVolume now fully supports iTunes 9 and Snow Leopard.
  • Good bye “No iTunNORM Tag”! You never have to deal with this annoying warning from the past again. Just forget about it. iVolume now fixes that automatically in a smart way.
  • Reliability: Other errors like “File Not Found” are also reduced to a minimum.
  • Performance: Overall performance and stability enhancements.
  • Maintenance: Various other improvements and bug-fixes under the hood.
iVolume 3.1.5
  • Performance: Overall performance and stability enhancements.
  • Stability: Improved memory handling.
  • Reliability: Fixed “endless decoding” that occured under certain circumstances.
  • Compatibility: Supporting more exotically encoded files.
  • User Interface: Supporting alternative DPI settings on Windows.
  • Interoperability: Fixed rare issue with MobileMe preferences syncing.
  • Internationalization: Added localization for Dutch language.
  • Future-Proof: Running on Windows 7.
  • Maintenance: Other minor improvements and bug-fixes.
iVolume 3.1.4
  • Chinese: Added localization for Chinese language.
  • Compatibility: Optimized interoperability with iTunes 8.0.1.
  • Bug-fixes: Various minor fixes and improvements.
iVolume 3.1.3
  • Japanese: Added localization for Japanese language.
  • Bug-fixes: Sometimes iVolume displayed slightly divergent adjustment values for albums. Added compatibility to songs encoded with FAAC.
iVolume 3.1.2
  • iTunes 8: Due to internal changes in iTunes 8 sometimes the volume adjustments made by iVolume did not have affect to the full extent and in some cases iTunes and iVolume displayed different values. iVolume 3.1.2 restores full compatibility with iTunes.
iVolume 3.1.1
  • Performance: Dramatically improved the startup time of iVolume on Windows, especially for large libraries. iTunes 7.7.1 or higher is recommended for best performance.
  • Compatibility: Working with iTunes 7.7.1 now. Apple changed a detail in the AppleScript communication with iTunes that is really important for iVolume. All users of iVolume 3 for Mac should update to iVolume 3.1.1 especially when using iTunes 7.7.1 or higher.
  • Reliability: iVolume now finds the files of the songs even if they were moved in most cases.
iVolume 3.1
  • More Choices: Added many options to choose which songs should be processed by iVolume, e. g. you can let iVolume process all the songs that are currently selected in iTunes.
  • Your Favorite: The default behaviour of the Start button can be configured to fit your preferred mode.
  • Speed: Improved performance, especially when processing very large iTunes libraries.
  • Drag & Drop: Songs can not be dragged e. g. out of iTunes into Groups in iVolume and out of iVolume into Playlists in iTunes.
  • Where's the File: When needed, jump directly to the file of a song with “Show Track in Finder” / “Show Track in Windows Explorer”.
  • Speed: Improved performance, especially when processing very large iTunes libraries.
  • Maintenance: Various improvements and bug-fixes. Solved problems when having special characters in the Windows account name.
iVolume 3.0.1
  • Bug-fixes: Fixed rare problems when loading the iTunes Library.
  • Improved stability.
iVolume 3.0
  • Rewritten From Scratch: Completely new version; now available for Mac and PC.
  • Blazingly Fast: iVolume 3 takes advantage of newest technologies to fully utilize every core of modern multiprocessor machines for optimal performance.
  • Keeps Albums Intact: By using a new sophisticated album detection algorithm iVolume 3 optionally adjusts albums as a whole to keep the intention of the artist. This method is particularly suitable for adjusting gapless live albums.
  • Highly Configurable: Create groups to apply individual fine tuned settings to any specified subset of your songs.
  • Awesome Usability: All the new features are fun and incredibly easy to use through a modern and clear user interface.
  • Avoids Unnecessary Work: iVolume remembers all results ever calculated. Apply changed adjustment settings without the need for re-analyzing your songs.
  • Compatible With Your Digital Life: iVolume integrates seamlessly with iTunes on Mac and PC, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, FrontRow and AirTunes. Most popular audio file formats like MP3, M4A/AAC, AIFF and Apple Lossless are supported.
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