Apple Music India finally announces Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio for subscribers
From today Apple Music subscribers in India can finally access Lossless Audio and spatial audio through Dolby Atmos on Apple gadgets, such as iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, and Macbook. Lossless sound and Dolby Atmos support have been internationally accessible for subscribers since the month of June 2021.
Android users will likewise get access to the same features soon. The two sound features are currently free of charge for all Apple Music subscribers in India.
If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, you’ll notice two new toggles inside the application’s settings menu on your Apple gadget. One will be audio that will enable lossless audio and High-Resolution lossless (this will need external hardware). You can pick one of these three formats – Lossless, high-quality and Hi-Res relying upon the network.
High-quality sound like Lossless audio is a big deal as it will enhance sound quality for streaming services among users. The Apple Music memberships will cost Rs 149 for a family plan, Rs 49 every month for students and Rs 99 for single individuals.
Apple cautions, “Lossless streaming will consume a lot of data, and downloaded files will utilize more space on your gadget.” A three-minute tune, for example, will be around 6MB with high-quality @256kbps, 36MB with lossless @ 24 bit/48kHz and 145MB with Hi-Res lossless @24 bit/192kHz approximately.
Dolby Atmos is available through its own toggle inside the Apple Music application settings on all the Apple gadgets. You can decide to let this stay on or on automatic mode when you’re connected to the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max.