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 and 2-channel audio formats are available for playback with Alexa Cast. When a standard audio casting protocol is used, only the 2-channel audio format is available for playback and the 360 Reality Audio format is not.

360 Reality Audio

2-channel audio

Alexa Cast

Cast icon

On the Amazon Music app for iOS:

Illustration showing audio casting protocols and audio formats available for playing music from Amazon Music. On the Amazon Music app for iOS, both 360 Reality Audio and 2-channel audio formats are available for playback with Alexa Cast. When AirPlay is used, only the 2-channel audio format is available for playback and the 360 Reality Audio format is not.

360 Reality Audio

2-channel audio

Alexa Cast

AirPlay

Hint

  • Alexa Cast icon ( ): The speaker system is identified by the device name you specified in the initial settings for Alexa.
  • Cast icon ( ): The speaker system is identified by the device name, [HT-A7000], or the device name you specified in the initial settings for Google Home.