Netflix brings spatial audio for select shows including Stranger Things, Red Notice and more


Just like Apple TV+, Netflix has announced Spatial Audio in partnership with Sennheiser for select shows, movies on the platform. For the uninitiated, Spatial Audio translates normal audio into three-dimensional sound that makes it feel like watching the content at the cinema. Also Read – Stranger Things 4 Now Second Netflix Show To Hit 1 Billion Hours Watched

Netflix launches space audio feature for Stranger Things, Red Notice and more

Netflix guarantees that you don’t need any special equipment like a home theater or surround sound speaker or a special streaming plan to access this feature. This feature was previously available for the Apple TV+ streaming service. Read also – Finished Stranger Things? Netflix shows to watch next: Locke and Key, Sabrina and more

The films and series benefiting from this feature are those of Ryan Reynolds The Adam Project, The Stranger Things season 4, The Witcher, Interceptor, Locke & Key and more. Users can try the spatial audio feature by simply typing “spatial audio” in the search bar on the homepage. Now select the movie or series you want to watch and voila! Also Read – Airtel Plans: Best Postpaid Plans With Disney+ Hotstar Subscription

Netflix already supports 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos, and Netflix Calibrated Mode. As mentioned earlier, it’s compatible with all devices, all streaming plans, and doesn’t require surround speakers or home theater equipment.

According to a statement from Netflix, “Netflix Spatial Audio helps translate the cinematic experience of immersive audio to any stereo, so the creators’ work to bring you into the story happens no matter what. No matter what device you use to watch Netflix, Spatial Audio will be rolling out to our catalog starting today.

In particular, if you do not have a surround sound speaker, the spatial audio function will be activated automatically when the program or a compatible series is broadcast. On the other hand, if you have surround sound speakers, watching TV shows and movies in 5.1 surround sound or Dolby Atmos is recommended by Netflix.

Spatial Audio compatible devices

Below is the list of Apple devices that support Spatial Audio

A compatible Apple device

iPhone 7 and later using iOS 15.1 or higher

iPad Air 3rd generation and later using iPadOS 15.1 or later

iPad mini 5th generation and later using iPadOS 15.1 or later

iPad Pro 3rd generation and later using iPadOS 15.1 or later

Apple TV 4K and later using tvOS 15 or later

Compatible Apple headphones

3rd generation airpods

Airpods Pro

Airpod Max

Beats Fit Pro

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