What surround sound formats does Apple TV support?

I have an A/V receiver that supports a 7.1 loudspeaker system. Does Apple TV support Dolby surround and HTDS surround format? I envisage connecting Apple TV to my A/V receiver and can stream HD films with surround sound.

1 Answer from the Community

  • Audio Formats

    HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through

    • Answered by Faizal I
    • Jan 30, 2014