If you have actually been wanting to build your Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos content library, you’re in luck: Apple and Dolby have actually just announced that Pearl Jam’s latest release will be offered in the spatial audio format totally free later this week.
On offer is the Gigaton Visual Experience, an album-length music video that’s offering immersive spatial audio and colorful, high-contrast photo quality on any Apple device that supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
Undoubtedly this sort of thing would look best on an Apple TELEVISION 4K hooked up to a Dolby Vision-compatible TELEVISION and an Atmos speaker system, however you’ll likewise have the ability to play it on compatible iPhones like the iPhone 8 and iPhone XS, iPads and MacBooks, too.
The problem? You’ll have to act quick: the album will be complimentary on the Apple Store starting April 24 in over 100 nations … however for just seven days, after which you’ll have to buy or rent it at the regular cost.
What’s Dolby Atmos once again?
If you haven’t stayed up to date with the audio scene these previous few years, Dolby Atmos is the commonly utilized spatial audio format that permits sound engineers to develop a sort of sound bubble with an actually huge soundstage.
It’s been around for a couple of years now and while it’s mostly been utilized in cinematic releases, Dolby Atmos is also readily available for music, too.
Atmos is contending against a couple of other spatial audio formats, like Sony 360 Audio, but Dobly has the early lead in terms of gadget assistance and content partners (see: this free Pearl Jam album on Apple’s global storefront).
All that stated, plainly the format isn’t common quite yet– hence promotions like these that aid get the word out about the format. Hey, don’t look a present horse in the mouth as they state.
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