Apple Music’s streaming service received support for Spatial Audio on Monday, and Apple began distributing the feature to subscribers.
Briefly mentioned during the main note of WWDC 2021, Apple allows Spatial Audio in Apple Music. The feature, which was originally announced on May 17 along with Lossless Audio, expired as a launch on Monday via the Apple Music app itself over the weekend before the main note.
“We recently announced surround sound for Apple Music, with the incredible multidimensional sound experience of Dolby Atmos, and we’re excited that it’s available today,” said Gagan Gupta, senior program manager.
To use Spatial Audio, users must use AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max or Beats headphones equipped with an H1 or W1 chip for wireless communication.
Apple Music is not the only application that gets Spatial Audio capabilities. During the main note, iOS 15 was revealed to add Spatial Audio support to FaceTime, while support will also be included in macOS Monterey and tvOS 15.
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