White Noise

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Description of App: 

The extremely popular White Noise app for iOS is now available for the Mac! White Noise provides ambient sounds of the environment to help you relax or sleep. Are you in a hotel and miss the familiar sound of your fan or air conditioner? Flying on a plane and just want to nap? Includes high quality looping noises such as ocean waves crashing, hard rain pouring, and flowing stream water. Relax. Sleep better. Feel better. FEATURES - Beautiful cover flow interface allows you to swipe to your favorite sound. - Digital Clock is the perfect bedside sleep companion. Swipe left or right to change colors. Drag up and down to adjust brightness. - Sound timers that slowly fade audio out so you don't suddenly awake. - Multiple alarms that slowly fade in so you wake up feeling refreshed. - Full screen mode supported! - On-screen media and volume control - Create custom playlist of sounds and mixes with different playback durations - Favorites view for quickly accessing your preferred sounds and mixes - Includes beautiful images that match the high quality of each sound INCLUDES 40 AMBIENT SOUNDS AND PICTURES: Air, Airplane, Amazon, Beach, Blue Noise, Boat, Brown Noise, Car Rain, Cars, Cat Purring, Chimes, City, Clock, Clothes Dryer, Crickets, Crowd, Extreme Rain, Fan, Fireplace, Frogs, Hair Dryer, Heavy Rain, Heartbeat, Light Rain, Ocean, Pink Noise, Rain Storm, Shower, Sprinkler, Stream, Tibetan Singing Bowl, Thunder, Train, Vacuum, Violet Noise, Washer, Water, Water Drip, White Noise, Wind.

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Version Of macOS App Was Tested On: 

10.7.2

Accessibility Comments: 

Overall works ok with Voiceover. Some buttons are not labelled. Have not tried the alarm clock etc.

Usability: 

There are some accessibility issues with this app, but it can still be used if you are willing to tolerate these issues and learn how to work around them.

Other Comments: 

Command+Left or Command+right Arrow keys will switch you between sounds.