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Light Show with Music on Mac Using Visualizer

Light Show with Music on Mac
Written by Hassan Abbas

If you are done working on your Mac for the day or simply taking a break. But still, have your favorite tunes playing, why not add a little pizzazz to the screen? The Music application on Mac offers a cool tool called Visualizer. In this article, We will tell you about Light Show with Music on Mac Using Visualizer. Let’s begin!

Visualizer is a light show that plays along with your music. You can adjust it to your liking and then just sit back and watch the colors and also lights bounce off your screen.

Never used the Music application Visualizer before? That is why we are here, to show you how to enjoy a light show with your songs!

Enable the Music Visualizer

Pop open the Music app on your Mac and tune into your favorite radio station, playlist, or also the song. Then click Window > Visualizer from the menu bar.

Your screen will then take over by a colorful light show that moves with your song.

Using your M key to change the mode, you will then see different effects from ribbons to sparkles. So this is definitely a favorite shortcut to play with to get the effect you like best for the song.

Classic Visualizer settings

The Classic Visualizer does not have as many options and has quite a different type of light show. But you can still toggle the frame rate display. View the song information briefly or permanently, and also reset to the default settings. Press the question mark key again for additional settings such as changing the configuration (scene movement).

You can also take the Visualizer out of full-screen mode by pressing the Escape key. It will then display on your screen in a resizable window.

Wrapping it up

The Music app Visualizer is a neat way to enjoy your favorite songs on your Mac. Are you going to give it a try? Let us know your thoughts on it!


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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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