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How to put your Mac’s media keys in control of iTunes once again

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How to put your Mac’s media keys in control of iTunes once again

Has macOS Top Sierra put your Mac's media keys in control of Safari as an alternative of iTunes? Here is what you'll do about it.

macOS High Sierra presented just a little of an issue for some customers that depend at the media keys in the serve as row of their Mac's keyboard to control playback in iTunes or different media apps. The keys not control solely those apps, but additionally video playback in Safari, which will save you you from enjoying, pausing, or skipping via song whilst video is enjoying in Safari.

A developer, Milan Toth, has devised an answer in the shape of a unfastened application referred to as Top Sierra Media Key Enabler. This app places the media keys again in control of media apps like iTunes and Spotify.

This is how you'll use Top Sierra Media Key Enabler to get your Mac's media keys again not off course.

How to get your media keys to control iTunes again with Top Sierra Media Key Enabler

  1. Open Safari or your internet browser of selection from your Dock or Programs folder.
  2. Head to the High Sierra Media Key Enabler website.

  3. Obtain the app.
  4. Open your Downloads folder on your Dock or in Finder.

  5. Click on the app to open it.

That is all there's to it. Media Key Enabler runs as a little bit Menu Bar application. There is not anything to configure, and the one factor you'll if truth be told do with the app is give up it. Toth notes that these days, the Media Key Enabler is solely suitable with bodily keys and no longer the Contact Bar on more moderen MacBook Professionals.

Questions?

If you have got any questions on getting your media keys to paintings with iTunes and different such apps, tell us in the feedback.

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