Volume Remote

The Volume Remote iOS app provides remote control of the volume of your MacOS (OS-X) computer. You mute the sound. You can also remotely put your computer to sleep.

Great when listening to music or watching a movie on your computer. The Volume Remote app can be used from any room in your house, or the convenience of your arm chair. The app uses your wireless network so it doesn't suffer the drawbacks of infra-red controllers.

Features

  • Remotely control your computer's volume
  • Remotely sleep your computer
  • Works from multiple iOS devices at the same time
  • Optional password protection, to stop the kids taking over

Requirements

  • A MacOS (OS-X) computer with system software OS-X 10.9* or later installed
  • An iPhone or iPad with the Volume Remote software installed

Installation

Free companion software must be installed onto your OS-X computer. Download the JazzRemoteServer package and open it on the computer you wish to control. It installs the server software and a System Preference Panel to control the server. (This server software is the same software used with the EyeTV Remote app. It only needs to be installed once).

You must also purchase and install the Volume Remote App from the iTunes store.

Version history

Below is the history of the server software

  • v1.0.0 First public release (EyeTV Remote only)
  • v1.0.1 extends the program history (when available) and fixes a bug which caused the Preference Panel to sometimes crash when loading.
  • v1.0.2 fixes an issue where the channel list shows as empty.
  • v1.0.4 fixes an issue where EyeTV would launch unexpectedly, with sound only.
    The server version number is now displayed in the System Preferences Panel
  • v1.0.5 adds compatibility with the Volume Remote app.
  • v1.0.6 Fixed an issue where the server wasn't automatically started after installation. Attempting to view a new channel while recording in EyeTV now opens a new device window if available.
  • v1.0.7 This release adds Remote for VLC support. No other changes in this release.
  • v1.1.0 This release adds Remote for YouTube support. No other changes in this release.
  • v1.1.1 Improvements for EyeTV and Remote for YouTube. (EyeTV will occasionally not respond to commands, this version reduces the time the server waits. The YouTube player now brings itself to the front whenever you press 'play'. )

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* Compatibility for 10.7 was originally included, but remains untested. Only OS-X 10.9 or later is supported.