1. twosixer#IM's Avatar
    One thing i really noticed in the new beta 4 is that the music quality isn't good at all through the music apps. The ipod on the phone sounds fine, but apps such as spotify, songza, pandora sound awful. Terrbile quality. Anyone else experience this?
    08-09-2012 08:27 AM
  2. ghostface147's Avatar
    One of my apps, a local radio station, has enabled a feature that changes the quality of the stream depending on the connection.
    08-09-2012 09:25 AM
  3. twosixer#IM's Avatar
    Found out that there is actually an audio bug in beta 4 with third party music apps. That explains it
    08-09-2012 09:47 AM
  4. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Darn those beta bugs ;-)
    08-11-2012 02:13 AM
  5. Fischkind#IM's Avatar
    Found out that there is actually an audio bug in beta 4 with third party music apps. That explains it
    It's the same as b3 b2 b1 I went back to 5.1 to check. I just use the audio line. When u use the dock port that's where the issue lays.

    Mine does it with the stock app also.
    08-11-2012 08:22 AM
  6. snakester9's Avatar
    I noticed it too. It seems to be limited to AAC+ streams, and it sounds like the problem is the SBR decoder not kicking in, so you lose the top half of the audio spectrum. I hope this doesn't make it into the final version, which I don't see why it wouldn't as the decoder itself isn't broken, like in Android. (AAC+ still works perfect through the first party iPod app.) With mobile data caps AAC+ is widely used to keep audio bit rates reasonable and still sound decent, and it's VERY prevalent so this needs to be fixed.

    Spotify though? They're using their own Vorbis decoder. I'll have to sub for a month and see if it works OK. I'm not going to continue to pay for MOG while this is broken so its a perfect opportunity to see if spotify really does have problems.

    EDIT:... And spotify is broken too. What the hell did apple break here? They're using their own decoding library and its still broken. Especially considering Melodies is working ok for me.
    Last edited by snakester; 08-14-2012 at 05:28 PM.
    08-14-2012 05:23 PM
  7. twosixer#IM's Avatar
    Yea its a pain to deal with. I'm sure it'll be fixed by the official ios 6. Spotify already mentioned it's not them.
    08-15-2012 09:40 AM
  8. BLiNK's Avatar
    question for you Spotify users on iOS 6 (beta); are you able to use the radio feature yet?
    08-15-2012 09:59 AM
  9. mjk5025's Avatar
    question for you Spotify users on iOS 6 (beta); are you able to use the radio feature yet?
    They updated the app maybe a week ago, and yes spotify radio now works.
    BLiNK likes this.
    08-15-2012 10:52 AM
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