This post from MiniTool will give you a brief introduction to Apple Music Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio, and it also explains how to enable or disable them in your Apply Music on iPhone/iPad and Mac.
What Is Apple Music Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio?
From the beginning of June 2021, Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio are available for Apple Music subscribers.
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Apple Music Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos
Spatial Audio allows artists to create immersive audio with true multi-dimensional sound and clarity, and it enables you to hear supported songs from all directions, making you feel like the sound seems coming from all around you.
Similar to Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos also offers a more realistic and immersive audio experience. Apple has introduced Spatial Audio with the support of Dolby Atmos to Apple Music and brings unparalleled sound quality to its subscribers.
Apple Music Lossless Audio
Apple has developed Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC), lossless audio compression technology. Apple Music uses this lossless audio compression to encode. This means Apple Music subscribers can hear the same sound that the artists created in the studio.
In Apple Music, thousands of songs are available in Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and millions of tracks are available in Lossless Audio. The following part will show you how to turn on Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and how to listen to lossless on Apple Music.
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How to Enable Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos?
Apple Music subscribers can listen to select songs in Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos from several supported devices. This part tells you how to turn on Spatial Audio in Apple Music on your iPhone/iPad and Mac
Firstly, update your iPhone/iPad and Mac to the latest version. The minimum requirement is iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, or later.
- Open the Settings app and click Music.
- Under the Audio section, select Dolby Atmos.
- Then, choose Automatic or Always On.
- Open the Apple Music
- From the menu bar, select Music and Preferences.
- Click the Playback tab and select Automatic or Always On.
You can follow the above steps to turn off Dolby Atmos in your Apple Music on iPhone/iPad and Mac.
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How to Turn On Lossless Audio?
To get lossless audio in Apple Music on your iPhone/iPad and Mac, you should update your device to the latest version.
- Open the Settings app and choose Music.
- Tap the Audio Quality.
- Toggle on Lossless Audio and you’ll see Cellular Streaming, Wi-Fi Streaming, and Downloads.
- Open the Apple Music
- Click Music and select Preferences.
- Click the Playback tab and choose Lossless audio under Audio Quality.
You can follow the above steps to turn off lossless audio in Apple Music.
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In Apple Music, you can easily discover music available in Dolby Atmos in the editorial playlists. Broadcast radio, live radio, and music videos are not available in lossless audio.
Now, try the above steps to listen to supported songs in Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and lossless audio on iPhone/iPad and Mac.