Changing Boot Music

Discussion in 'iMac' started by DogCatMSMac, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. DogCatMSMac macrumors member

    DogCatMSMac

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    Nov 21, 2014
    #1
    I'd like to change the opening "TaDa" music when booting to some bird chirping that I've recorded. I have the birds in iTunes. Is there an easy way to edit out a few seconds of chirping and then use that as the boot sound? Late 2014 27" 5K. Thanks.
     
  2. chrfr macrumors 603

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    Jul 11, 2009
    #2
    The startup tone on Macs is hard coded and can't be changed.
     
  3. DeltaMac macrumors 604

    DeltaMac

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    Jul 30, 2003
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    Delaware
    #3
    Yep, the boot chime can't be changed.

    You CAN silence the boot chime, then use your "bird chirping" as a login item that will play at about the time the desktop appears. That would not replace the boot chime, but would give you sounds later on in the bootup sequence.
     

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