Since the beginning, Netflix has been supporting Microsoft’s Windows Store platform with monthly updates, and today the app is receiving yet another feature update. If you’re using Netflix app on your Windows 10 device, you can finally download an updated version of the application from the Microsoft Store that supports Dolby Atmos speakers.
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology developed by Dolby Laboratories and available since 2012, this technology delivers up to 128 audio tracks for dynamic rendering to loudspeakers.
The Netflix movies and TV shows that would support Dolby Atmos should give you the feel of each moment. Just like how 4K brings realistic visuals to display, Dolby Atmos delivers captivating sound, it is designed for realistic sound and it makes you feel that you’re a part of it.
“Dolby Atmos delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment to life all around you, all in the comfort of your own living room,” Netflix explained the integration last year in a blog post when the company announced support for Dolby Atmos streaming on Microsoft’s Xbox One.
The company explained that an Xbox One console can be connected to home theater system or headphones to enable Dolby Atmos support. After almost one year of the announcement, Netflix on Windows 10 PCs and Laptops finally supports Dolby Atmos hardware. It’s worth noting that in order to use Netflix with Dolby Atmos integration, your PC must be running on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or later.