YouTube TV Now Supports 5.1 Surround Audio on Apple TV

YouTube TV made the announcement on Twitter today afternoon. Surround auido first came out on Android and Google TV as well as Roku during June and with specific Amazon Five TV devices following later in the month.

5.1 audio provides surround audio and brands that include Dolby Digital Dolby Pro Logic the THX brand and DTS.

According to YouTube it is the case that content that is compatible with 5.1 surround audio will be played in this format instantly

It will "automatically get 5.1 audio whenever it's available" using an appropriate speaker system. The majority of programming (live or DVR and video-on-demand) is compatible. To check programming:

1. Launch the YouTube TV app on your TV and play a YouTube video. 2. Click on the controls for the player Then, select more . 3. Select the bug . 4. Stats about nerds will appear shown on top of the video when the video is playing.

– Samsung Plus LG and Vizio devices that have Cobalt 20 or higher – Traditional Chromecasts – Android TV – Google TV

– Roku – Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick Lite Fire TV Cube Fire TV Stick 4K along with Fire TV Stick that supports 4K Ultra HD