According to Dolby Laboratories Inc,Dolby Digital Plus gives you access to more content and lets you experience all of the enveloping surround sound that Blu-ray Disc™, high-definition (HD) broadcast, and streamed and downloaded media make possible. With up to 7.1 channels of premium-quality surround sound, you’ll follow the action with your eyes and your ears. When listening to your music or watching movies, you’ll feel the explosive power of dazzling special effects and hear every sound as the artist or director intended.
Make the move to next-generation surround sound—just look for the Dolby Digital Plus logo. Then get ready to experience the stunning surround sound that Dolby Digital Plus delivers.
Dolby Digital Plus Benefits
- Delivers superior audio quality for a richer surround sound experience
- Enables up to 7.1 channels of theatre-quality sound
- Unlocks the full audio potential from Blu-ray Discs, HD broadcast, and streamed and downloaded media
- Ensures that you hear audio precisely as it was intended
"As Windows 7 amplifies the entertainment experience on the PC, it makes sense that Dolby Digital Plus is selected as the audio format for delivering high-quality surround sound," said Ramzi Haidamus, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, Dolby Laboratories.
Microsoft’s Vice President of Windows Product Management, Mike Nash stated that consumers are increasingly focused on audio quality.
"We are delighted to be working with Dolby Laboratories, the leaders in high-quality audio and surround sound, to provide Dolby Digital Plus to our mutual customers," said Nash.
"Built into Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, and Windows 7 Ultimate, Dolby creates a richer entertainment environment at home or on the go."