WWDC 2021: Apple Music Rolling Out Assist for Lossless Audio, Dolby Atmos, Spatial Audio

Apple Music has lastly began rolling out assist for Dolby Atmos, Spatial Audio, and Lossless Audio for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV 4K customers, the Cupertino tech large introduced on the WWDC 2021 keynote. The brand new codecs have been first introduced a number of weeks in the past and have now been made dwell with iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, and tvOS 14.6 updates. Apple has made these new options obtainable freed from price to its Apple Music subscribers. Apple additionally talked about that AirPods, AirPods Professional, AirPods Max, and Beats wi-fi headphones will not assist Lossless Audio.

The brand new Apple Music options have been introduced a number of weeks in the past via a press launch. Apple introduced throughout its WWDC keynote that Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio assist might be made obtainable to customers with iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, and tvOS 14.6. On Twitter, a person (@JGobel) posted that he was in a position to expertise the brand new Apple Music options after restarting their iPhone. The tweet was first spotted by MacRumors.

On the time of writing, Devices 360 could not confirm the brand new Apple Music options on iOS 14.6. Some customers could be anticipated to expertise the brand new Apple Music options by restarting their Apple units, however it could take a while until all units get the characteristic because the rollout seems to be happening in phases. As soon as obtainable, a brand new possibility might be seen within the Music part of Settings. Customers can then choose if they need Dolby Atmos to be turned Off, All the time On, or Computerized. The Computerized possibility permits Dolby Atmos content material when a tool is related to suitable equipment, resembling AirPods and Beats headphones. For different kinds of headphones, customers might have to pick out the All the time On possibility.

Another choice within the Music part of Settings is Lossless Audio. It may be discovered within the Audio High quality part. Together with turning on Lossless Audio, the menu additionally permits customers to pick out what high quality of music recordsdata ought to the system use over Mobile Streaming, Wi-Fi Streaming, and Downloads.

As soon as these choices are activated, customers will have the ability to view which albums assist Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio with the brand new labels within the album particulars part. To know extra about Apple’s Lossless Audio streaming, head to their support page.


We dive into all issues Apple — iPad Professional, iMac, Apple TV 4K, and AirTag — this week on Orbital, the Devices 360 podcast. Orbital is on the market on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.

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