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List of apps that support Apple's spatial audio feature


 List of apps that support Apple's spatial audio feature

Wireless earbuds (AirPods Pro) and headphones (AirPods Max) from Apple come with a new feature called (Spatial Audio), which adds new processing of the sounds you hear through one of the previous two headphones when paired with a smartphone or tablet. The feature uses directional audio filters to play sounds almost anywhere in space, creating an immersive audio experience.

For example, You will sometimes feel as the planes that you see in the movies fly over your head, as the sounds seem to originate from different points in the room, and this is because this feature is specially designed to be compatible with movies and TV shows produced with advanced sound technologies.

Because this feature is relatively recent, it is expected that it is not supported by most third-party applications and services, so instead of searching here and there or asking, here is a list of all applications that have been officially updated to support the spatial audio feature and some popular applications that have not added support yet.

First: What devices support the operation of the spatial audio feature?

To run an application that supports the spatial audio feature via AirPods Pro or AirPods Max, you must be using the phone model (iPhone 7) or later, or one of the following iPad models:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) and later models.
  • ‌IPad Pro‌‌ measures 11 inches.
  • iPad Air (3rd generation) and later.
  • ‌‌IPad‌‌ (6th generation) and later models.
  • iPad mini (5th generation).

In addition, the phone must be running the operating system version (iOS 14) or later, and an iPad with the operating system version (iPad OS 14) iPadOS 14 or later, and you also need to update the operating system of the speakers to another Issuance.

Second: What are the most prominent applications that support the feature?

Among the most popular applications that support the feature (spatial audio) so far, the following:

  • Apple TV Plus
  • Disney Plus
  • Discovery Plus
  • Hulu
  • HBO Max
  • Plex
  • Paramount Plus
  • Foxtel Go
  • Peacock
  • Vudu
  • Air Video HD
  • A selection of some songs in the TIDAL music streaming service.

Third: What are the most common applications that do not support the feature?

As we mentioned, most of the applications are still working until now to support the feature in the content provided by, especially video broadcasting applications, and the most prominent applications that have not added support yet are:

  • Netflix
  • The YouTube
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Vimeo
  • VLC media player application.