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Globally Mute Zoom with a Keyboard Shortcut

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I have a global keyboard shortcut (⌥`) to mute my microphone on Zoom. I've done this several ways in the past but right now my solution is to send the mute keyboard shortcut (⌘⇧A) to the Zoom app via Keyboard Maestro.

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Mute status in macOS Menubar

Using SwiftBar, I have a script which checks the mute status and displays it in my menubar. Screenshot of Swiftbar Zoom mute state icon Download Script