Netflix Expands Spatial Audio Support to Over 700 Titles for Premium Subscribers
Netflix Spatial Audio is expanding to more than 700 titles, the streaming service has announced. The company introduced spatial audio support on select devices last July, for a few movies and TV shows on its original slate. The feature is enabled automatically on supported titles and these titles are marked with a separate icon. Spatial Audio limited to Netflix Premium plan subscribers. The streaming giant has also added support for more download devices for subscribers who have subscribed to the Premium plan.
The streaming giant announced on Wednesday that it has expanded its spatial audio feature to over 700 tracks for Premium subscribers. Additionally, it has also increased support for more download devices from four to six for premium members.
Netflix’s Spatial Audio feature is supported on Apple devices and AirPods, using Apple’s own Spatial Audio feature, as well as Dolby Atmos-enabled 5.1-channel surround soundbars and speakers.
Users can find a list of titles compatible with spatial audio by simply looking for icons displaying 5.1 surround sound or Atmos labels next to the title description. Netflix also shared that spatial audio is automatically enabled for a compatible TV show or movie that uses stereo audio. Meanwhile, unsupported titles will use standard stereo audio.
The company has also listed compatible devices that support spatial audio effects. It includes iPhone 7 and later using iOS 15.1 or later, iPads running iPadOS 15.1 or later, and Apple TV 4K and later with tvOS 15 or later. Spatial audio enhances stereo audio without using surround speakers or home theater equipment
Netflix Premium package is priced at Rs. 649 per month in India. It allows 4 supported devices to watch content at the same time as well as unlimited ad-free movies, TV shows and mobile games in ultra-HD mode, download to 6 supported devices at at a time and support spatial audio on some titles.
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