Apple Music Spatial Audio Coming Soon to India

Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and ‌Apple Music‌ Lossless quality started rolling out to ‌Apple Music‌ users last week, but customers in India have noticed that the two new features are not yet available.

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On Twitter, ‌Apple Music‌ users in India have been questioning why Spatial Audio is not available and when it might be launching, especially because the feature has been coming and going for some users. Dolby Atmos with Spatial Audio has not yet officially launched in India, but Apple has not forgotten about the country and has confirmed that spatial audio is debuting soon.

The Apple Music website in India has a "coming soon" tag for Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio. There is no specific launch date available as of yet, but because some users have been seeing the options appear and disappear, it's likely ‌Apple Music‌ subscribers in India won't have too much longer to wait.

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macos9rules Avatar
14 months ago

Even before Apple own speakers! (which apparently will get lossless.... in the fall!).
Since no one can hear the difference between compressed and lossless sound (even Apple's own music chief recently admitted he cannot hear the difference), it doesn't really matter. Lossless format for streaming is pure snake oil... Uncompressed audio usefulness is when mixing, mastering and processing audio, not for listening.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
technofunky Avatar
14 months ago
Highly disappointed with how apple has dealt with this in India. There are absolutely no updates or any information, complete radio silence. If you have some issues, say so but nothing.

Even android on beta has started getting lossless.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
technofunky Avatar
14 months ago

Even before Apple own speakers! (which apparently will get lossless.... in the fall!).
Yes, people on reddit are getting lossless on the apple music android beta app.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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