High expectations have been generated around him Spotify, after knowing a project that would bring high-quality audio to the streaming platform.
Despite the advancement of other competing platforms with the implementation of some sound technology that allows lossless audio transmission, the Swedish music service discreetly reported the indefinite postponement of this project.
Spotify lags behind with lossless audio
The arrival of audio lossless a Spotify was announced at the beginning of 2021 to be released at the end of the same. At the end of the year, its postponement was announced without providing further details.
In the meantime, their direct competition advanced on this issue. Several sources of the technological medium point out that Spotify eventually delayed its launch due to the premiere of the lossless music catalog of Apple Music with Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos, without charging additional charges to its subscribers.
Steps similar to those of Apple were taken by Amazon Music, a platform that also launched a similar service, also at no additional cost to its customers. Apparently, this strongly influenced Spotify, since initially their plans contemplated charging an additional charge to the Premium plan to unlock a music catalog hi-fi.
The suspense surrounding the future of Spotify in this area was recently dispelled. Through a hilo Of conversation in an official forum of the community of this platform, the classification of this project to “under consideration” was notified, putting in doubt not only its release date, but also its complete continuity. “We know that HiFi quality audio is important to you. We feel the same, and we are excited to bring a Spotify HiFi experience to Premium users in the future. But we don’t have time details to share yet. Of course, we’ll update it here when we can “, pointed out from the company.
If the project is resumed and specified, it will be an exclusive function for users subscribed to Spotify Premium, as confirmed by the previous announcement. Meanwhile, audiophiles will continue to have other alternatives to consume high-quality sound content, apart from Spotify.