Roku consumers just bought another option for taking part in audio on their units, with Roku announcing Monday that Apple Audio is coming to the system.
The Apple New music application will be readily available for down load setting up right now, and it will operate on any present-day Roku gadget, which include Roku’s streaming video clip players (these as the Roku Streaming Adhere 4K), Roku TVs, and the Roku Streambar and Streambar Professional.
Present Apple New music subscribers can simply just download the app to their Roku devices and then log in with their Apple credentials. If you are new to Apple Music, you can sign up for a totally free a single-month demo. Apple Tunes membership ideas start off at $9.99 per thirty day period for unique users.
Apple Tunes subscribers will have the operate of Apple’s catalog of far more than 90 million songs on their Roku devices. That mentioned, the Apple Tunes application for Roku does not help lossless or Dolby Atmos-run spatial audio playback, in accordance to a Roku rep.
Apple Audio joins a group of other streaming music applications available on Roku’s channel keep, which include Amazon Music, Spotify (which also provides Spotify Link support), Tidal, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and Sirius XM.
Some noteworthy new music providers that are not out there on the Roku channel store are Deezer, Qobuz, and YouTube Tunes.
While the Apple New music app is only arriving nowadays on Roku gadgets, Apple New music subscribers have extensive been able to stream their tunes on Roku gamers, TVs, and soundbars by way of AirPlay 2. That trick also performs for other audio services that aren’t on Roku’s channel retailer, together with the aforementioned Deezer, Qobuz, and YouTube New music.
We just named Apple Music as the very best music streaming service for most people many thanks to its “highly curated” audio webpages, lossless streaming help, and availability in discounted bundles of Apple companies, such as Apple Television+, Apple Arcade, and Apple Physical fitness.
Current soon just after publication to observe that the Apple Tunes application for Roku doesn’t assist lossless or spatial audio streaming.