If default Windows Volume control options are not enough for you and looking for the better way to control sound and volume on your machine then here is Volume2, a free, advance & customizable replacement for the standard Windows Volume control.
Volume2 is freeware utility and offers tons of options over default Windows 7 Volume control. For example Volume2 has an option where users can set how they want to control sound level, either with the help of mouse wheel or by using keyboard shortcut and this is just one awesome feature of Volum2 and definitely many users will missing in default Windows 7 volume controls.
Volume2 also includes an audio mixer with advanced volume controls support, a scheduler, an on-screen display, command line support, the ability to store and recall different unlimited presets via one mouse click or system-wide hot keys. Support many languages such as: English, Russian, Greek, Chines, Armenian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belorussian.
During installation of Volume2 users will be asked whether they want to keep the standard volume icon in notification area, if you don’t check that option then Volume2 will replace with its own or you can later set your choice of volume system tray skin.
The most intriguing feature of Volume2 is ability to register various tray mouse events, such as you can set middle click on tray icon to mute on/off, left click on tray icon to open volume mixer or left double click to open program options, choices are unlimited.
Volume2 volume mixer allows you to set different volume levels for different running applications.
You can also register various keyboard shortcuts to perform different operations. Last but not least ability to control sound level by just moving mouse cursor at the left edge of screen is truly innovative idea and Microsoft must take some cue and incorporate some of the features right into Operating system.