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Sorry, I wasn't clear about that: I want to change the output device setting in the system preferences.

 

In this case, I want to switch to my conference speaker / mic combo for output when Zoom launches. 

Ideally I could also switch back to my main speakers when I quit Zoom.

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You’re also likely to be able to do it in a few lines of AppleScript without needing to install anything else.

 

But @giovanni’s comment above stands: you can tell a Workflow to change your output device then open Zoom, but not monitor when it’s opened via other means. If you open it like open -Wa 'Zoom', the execution of the Workflow will halt until you quit Zoom. At which point it can run another AppleScript to switch back the device.

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