Apple is bullying a major Apple Music announcement. “Get ready,” the service’s Browse tab reads, “music is changing forever.” Tapping an image reveals an animated video, even if it only consists of a music streaming service logo that rotates in place. Tiseri, first announced by MacRumors, believed to suggest Apple Music’s rumored lossless and high quality music streaming features.
The launch of a new higher quality streaming is believed to be immediate after the streaming levels of the code “Lossless” and “Hi Res Lossless” indicate service Android and web applications. According to the Android app code, the lossless level supports music streaming at 24-bit / 48 Hz (a small step from standard CD-quality 16-bit / 44.1 kHz), while the hi-res lossless level flows at 24 – bit / 192 kHz.
Android app code warns that these higher quality levels require more storage and data streaming compared to current quality. Apple Music’s current high-quality level consumes 6MB of data per 3-minute song, but this can go up to 36MB with lossless and 145MB with hi-res lossless.
The advantage, of course, should be better sounding sound, similar to what Tidal, Amazon Music HD and Deezer like. Spotify has also announced your own lossless HiFi level which is due to start later this year.
In addition to lossless and high definition streaming, the code snippets also include “Dolby Audio” and “Dolby Atmos”. 9to5Mac reports. It is speculated that the Spatial Audio features of AirPods could be used in conjunction with Dolby’s surround sound technology.
Apple’s teaser doesn’t tell us when we should wait for an official announcement, but some rumors suggest a announcement as early as Tuesday.