According to the latest news, Apple Music has news for its subscribers. Apple announced on Monday that Apple Music would offer industry-leading sound quality to subscribers. The service adds support for high-quality, lossless, and spatial audio through Dolby Atmos. Notably, It’ll have 75 million lossless audio songs to start. These new features will be available for Apple Music subscribers from June at no additional cost.
In order to try out lossless audio, you should make sure you have the latest version of Apple Music and go to Settings > Music > Audio Quality. Besides, you can choose different resolutions for cellular and Wi-Fi connections or just download the track.
Apple uses Apple Lossless Audio Codec in order to preserve every single bit of the original audio file. It indicates that Apple Music subscribers will hear the exact same thing that the artists created.
For the True Audiophile, Apple Music Offers Hi-Resolution Lossless
The lossless tier starts at CD quality, which is 16 bit at 44.1 kHz, goes up to 24 bit at 48 kHz, and is playable natively on Apple devices. Moreover, for the true audiophile, Apple Music offers Hi-Resolution Lossless up to 24 bit at 192 kHz.
Apple Music will automatically play Dolby Atmos tracks on all AirPods and Beats headphones with an H1 or W1 chip and the built-in speakers in the latest iPhone, iPad, and Mac versions.
It will also be adding new Dolby Atmos tracks constantly. It will curate a special set of Dolby Atmos playlists to help listeners find the music they like. Furthermore, albums that are available in Dolby Atmos will have a badge on the detail page for simple discovery.
Except for this, Amazon on Monday announced that its high-quality streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, will be available to Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. The firm says it will include 70 million lossless songs, along with a growing selection of tracks that support Dolby Atmos.