« Be prepared, the music will change forever ”. This is what Apple is already announcing on the eve of unveiling its AirPods 3. Here are already some clues about this audio revolution.
In addition to the arrival of AirPods 3 tomorrow, Tuesday, May 18, another revolution in listening to music, would be underway at. This is in any case what suggests a small teaser integrated into the Apple Music. A little slogan that says music will never be the same is displayed. To confirm this intention, the sites and found in the beta version of Apple Music (Android and ) traces of the presence of the Dolby Atmos format, i.e. for a immersive sound and especially the management of so-called files lossless. These are raw music formats, with no clipping or compression. In the end, for the sites, it seems clear that Apple is preparing to launch an option of in audiophile mode with Music. It is likely that this new feature will arrive to inaugurate the arrival of these famous 3.
10 GB for 200 titles
The two sites focused on the code concerning the format. It has two characteristics, with playback in 24-bit / 48 kHz quality, that is, delivering a greater dynamic range than a CD. The other goes even further with 24 bits / 192 kHz. For the latter, streaming promises to be in data. So, Apple estimates that it would take around 10 GB of data to play 200 songs for these particular files.
The application code also reveals that only certain titles will be lossless. They should also be labeled Has Lossless in, according to the sites. A priori, the integration of these options should not have an impact on the price of the Apple Music subscription. In any case, we should learn more tomorrow when the AirPods 3 is announced.