Dolby Access lets you set up and trial Dolby Atmos, an advanced sound technology for immersive audio. The application helps you configure Windows 10 to support Dolby Access over HDMI. Although you can enable Dolby Atmos for your home theatre or sound bar, you need to pay extra for experiencing the changes with headphones.
A breakthrough sound experience
Dolby Atmos enhances sound for games and movies. It uses spatial audio to produce a more immersive experience with precise and detailed sounds, creating a more realistic surround sound experience. This lets you easily determine where obstacles and characters are in games. When watching movies, Dolby Atmos puts right in the story thanks to improved sound quality. The application also lets sound designers precisely place and specify different qualities for each sound, such as movement, size, location and focus.
Experience Dolby Atmos with Dolby Access
Although the software is easy to set up and you get to test Dolby Atmos with your home theatre system or sound bar, there are issues with sound quality. Sound with standard headphones is often muffled, and overall sounds are not as crisp and sharp as you would expect. The volume level is also boosted. While the home theatre mode is included with Dolby Access, the need to pay for the software’s headphone functionality is also a turn-off.