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Currently my web browser Chrome (last version 80) cannot play Dolby Digital Plus audio. I know this audio is used in other devices like Apple TV, Roku, or Amazon Fire TV for example.

According to network tab of browser, just only AAC, 128 kbps, 2 channels. Same with browser Edge. Obviously Amazon prefers AAC audio since it consumes less bandwidth, but no comparisson of quality with E-AC-3 audio.

Then, how can I play in Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound in my web browser?

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Web browsers do not include support for DD+. There is no way to play it.

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  • Noted. Do you think it is possible to get any application where I can log in to Amazon and get support for DD+? I know it is not possible with Kodi app using suitable add-on. Maybe setting up audio input and output of my audio target with kodi? – AARON8888 Feb 12 '20 at 18:35
  • What do you mean by “log in and get support” – SlimSCSI Feb 12 '20 at 18:36
  • I mean I can sign/log in my account of Amazon Prime Video and app is able to play for DD+. Kodi app with suitable add-on is not possible. It is said "Dolby" when you select a movie but only AAC really. Source of add-on: forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=349255 – AARON8888 Feb 12 '20 at 18:48
  • Kodi is just launching a chrome-less browser to play the video. There is no “app”. It’s the only way to play the video because of the DRM. And browsers don’t support DD+. So no, there is no way to use kodi to play DD+ for amazon video. – SlimSCSI Feb 12 '20 at 18:53
  • Yes, you are right. According to site developer.dolby.com : "browser does not yet support Dolby Digital Plus", which I guess it could be implemented next years maybe. – AARON8888 Feb 12 '20 at 22:29
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https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dolby-voice-13

This is an extension for chrome browser for running dolby atoms this works as expected, its free and can be downloaded from chrome wen store.

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