Audio formats available for playback by audio casting protocol

Audio formats available for playback vary depending on the audio casting protocol.

On the Amazon Music app for Android OS:

Illustration showing audio casting protocols and audio formats available for playing music from Amazon Music. On the Amazon Music app for Android OS, both 360 Reality Audio (A) and 2-channel audio (B) formats are available for playback with Alexa Cast. When a standard audio casting protocol is used, only the 2-channel audio (B) format is available for playback and the 360 Reality Audio (A) format is not.

A: 360 Reality Audio

B: 2-channel audio

On the Amazon Music app for iOS:

Illustration showing the audio casting protocol and audio formats available for playing music from Amazon Music. On the Amazon Music app for iOS, both 360 Reality Audio (A) and 2-channel audio (B) formats are available for playback with Alexa Cast.

A: 360 Reality Audio

B: 2-channel audio

Hint

  • (Alexa Cast): The speaker is identified by the device name you specified in the initial settings for Alexa.

  • (Cast): The speaker is identified by the device name, [SRS-RA5000], or the device name you specified in the initial settings for “Google Home.”