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“It’s available today with albums from some of your favorite artists such as Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, J Balvin and Kacey Musgraves,” said Apple’s Gagan Gupta on.
Here’s what we know about Apple Music and spatial audio.
What is spatial audio?
Spatial audio is designed to give height and back effects to video calls, music, and specially remixed music.on his last year and it uses the headphones’ accelerometer for head tracking so that the on-screen audio stays in place when users move their heads.
The two main formats for music are Dolby Atmos Music and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio. Apple has not yet made any statements about Sony and Apple Music will support Atmos for the time being.
“Listening to a song in Dolby Atmos is like magic. The music comes from all around you and sounds incredible,” said Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats in a press release in May.
What devices can I hear it on?
Apple hasn’t announced any dedicated speaker devices yet – a la the— but spatial audio is supported by the company’s headphones. Here are the products that support it so far:
- Apple TV 4K (2017 and )
- AirPods and Beats headphones with H1 or W1 chip
- Built-in speakers of the latest iPhone, iPad and Mac (M1 chips)
Which services should I subscribe to?
Apple Music is adding Atmos Music albums starting today, and it’s available on a $10 (£10, AU$12) monthly subscription. Last month, both Amazon and Apple announced that their HD streams would include Atmos audio.
However, Apple Music Isn’t the First Spatial Audio to Appear on Apple Devices — Tidal Broughtin May 2020. Sony’s Reality Audio 360 will be available on its own headphones and .