As you may need heard, Apple Music simply introduced its new lossless streaming possibility. In the event you had been trying ahead to profiting from the upper high quality audio, notice that none of Apple’s AirPods lineup, which incorporates the AirPods, AirPods Professional, and the AirPods Max, will truly help it.
As a substitute, Apple’s AirPods will solely be capable to reap the benefits of the spatial audio characteristic, which we guess is fairly respectable, however if you happen to wished to hearken to a lossless stream, you’re out of luck and you’ll need to put money into higher-end audio hardware like higher wired headphones or earbuds or a USB DAC.
Apple confirmed this with T3, by which the publication notes that this additionally applies to the higher-end AirPods which solely help the AAC codec as an alternative of the ALAC codec that Apple makes use of for its lossless audio. It’s a bit disappointing however on the identical time, a bit apparent because the AirPods aren’t precisely recognized to have the very best audio high quality.
Nevertheless, spatial audio continues to be a fairly cool characteristic to have as it’s going to assist create a extra immersive listening expertise. Apple additionally notes that they may default to Dolby Atmos tracks when listened to on an audio gadget that makes use of Apple’s H1 or W1 chip.
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