Netflix launches spatial audio on iPhone and iPad, here’s what changes

Netflix has confirmed that it has launched the rollout of spatial audio on iPhone and iPad. Users will be able to watch their favorite programs while enjoying a more immersive sound.


It was in the pipes, it is now confirmed! Netflix is ​​rolling out spatial audio support to iPhone and iPad. Quoted by 9to5Mac, a spokesperson admitted that the platform had started to offer support on smartphones and tablets at the apple. Obviously, only owners of AirPods Pro or AirPods Max will be able to enjoy it. As a reminder, here’s how Apple describes this premium feature that will delight sound rendering purists.

Spatial audio complemented by dynamic head tracking gives the content you watch “Cinema-like surround sound quality”. So much so that you have the impression that “The sound comes from all directions”. “Using the gyroscope and accelerometer on your AirPods Pro and your iPhone, spatial audio tracks the movement of your head and that of your device, compares the movement data, and then remaps the sound field so that it stays anchored to your device even as your head moves ”, says Apple.

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Netflix goes spatial audio on iPhone and iPad

After the deployment of lossless audio and spatial audio on Apple Music, the Apple therefore integrates this three-dimensional format on the famous red N platform. To benefit from it, you must download the latest update of the SVOD application. Keep in mind, however, that not all content will be compatible with spatial audio support. Which can be activated from the volume settings in the Control Center if AirPods Pro or Max are paired with the iPhone or iPad.

Let it be said, this new sound feature should indeed delight users. The latter will thus be able to immerse yourself more in the programs distilled by the streaming service. In this regard, here are the latest Netflix novelties added to the catalog.



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