A common type of entertainment and a practical way to read books while on the go is audiobooks. Dolby Atmos is a shining example of how technological developments have made audiobooks more immersive.
The Dolby Atmos format is a premium surround sound technology that offers spatial audio, making the audiobook listening experience even more immersive. You can now use this new technology on supported devices if you’re an Audible subscriber.
Devices that support Dolby Atmos on Audible:
Dolby Atmos is currently available on select smartphones that support the technology. If you are an Apple user, most modern Apple products launched on or after the 7th Gen iPad support Dolby Atmos on Audible. Coming to iPhones, an iPhone XS or a newer model will also support Dolby Atmos playback.
For Android devices, any smartphone with Dolby Atmos will be compatible. However, Google Pixel smartphones only support Dolby Digital Plus and do not support this feature.
Similarly, you can also use this technology on Amazon’s Fire HD 10.
Steps to enable Dolby Atmos on Audible:
- Install the most recent Audible version on your device and login in using your Amazon credentials if you have an Audible subscription.
- Your phone’s app will display every title if you search for “Dolby Atmos” in the app. Select one and start playing. Note that there are no settings as such to enable Dolby Atmos on Audible. If you have a supported device, the app will automatically show the list of Dolby Atmos formatted audiobooks.
- Ensure that the spatial audio option is enabled in the data and storage settings menu. This will allow you to experience the spatial audio of Dolby Atmos.
- For a better offline audiobook listening experience, you can enable the high-quality download option.The audiobook will be downloaded in excellent quality using this option, making it even more enjoyable to listen to.
Dolby Atmos is a fantastic new technology that offers spatial audio and makes the audiobook listening experience even more immersive. You can now use this technology if you have a compatible device and are an Audible subscriber. You can find something you’ll like among the more than 50 audiobooks now offered in the Dolby Atmos format. Simply install the latest iteration of Audible, search for a Dolby Atmos formatted audiobook, and start listening. Ensure that the spatial audio option is enabled in the data and storage settings menu for the best experience.