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Microsoft Edge becomes the first browser supporting Dolby Digital Plus

Nokia Dolby Digital Plus logo

The new Windows 10 browser to deliver rich media content

Microsoft announced in a blog post that the new Edge browser in Windows 10 supports Dolby Digital Plus Audio. After adding support for Dolby Audio to Microsoft Edge, websites and web apps will be able to deliver rich media experiences to all Windows 10 users.

Microsoft Edge becomes the first browser to support multi-channel audio. It also includes a portable mode, optimized for headphones and built-in speakers.

“Today, we are announcing that Microsoft Edge includes HTML5, MSE and EME support for a new audio format:  Dolby Audio™.  It allows websites to match the compelling visuals of H.264 video with equally compelling multi-channel audio.  It works well with AVC/H.264 video and also with our previously announced HLS and MPEG DASH Type 1 streaming features, which both support integrated playback of an HLS or DASH manifest”

Source: Microsoft