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Razer announces the release of their new THX Spatial Audio app

By Aaron Yip - on 18 Jun 2020, 11:29pm

Razer announces the release of their new THX Spatial Audio app

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Earlier today, gaming and lifestyle company Razer announced the release of their new THX Spatial Audio application for Windows 10. Created to enhance the audio performance of users' plugged-in devices via advanced 7.1 surround sound and adjustable virtual speakers, the app brings users one step closer to achieving that perfect spatial audio experience. Additionally, the app also comes with a widget for the aforementioned Windows 10 that's accessible via the Game Bar, so you can bring it up an dismiss it at a moment's notice. 

As every self-respecting gamer will tell you, great audio is key a great gaming experience, and as fast-paced titles such as VALORANT continue to spring up, the importance of pinpoint accuracy in gaming audio accessories has surged too - after all, hearing a single footstep from an enemy in a first-person shooter could spell the difference between victory and defeat. 

Delving deeper into the app's features, users will be able to select from a range of THX Tuned Presets via the Equaliser tab and modify them to fit their own preferences as required. Essentially, you'll be able to have separate profiles for when you want to game or enjoy your favourite songs and shows. Of course, there's a lot more to tinker within the other areas of the app's ultra-detailed feature suite, but the end goal, as THX puts it is to "allow each user to tune the app precisely for their individual hearing preferences".

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In terms of compatibility, don't worry about a thing - you won't have to go out and buy the newest headphones on the market just to use it. The app is compatible with most, if not all types and brands of headphones and earbuds, from more conventional analogue 3.5mm sets to USB and even Bluetooth options as well, so your current pair probably fits the bill already.

The only drawback is that the app isn't a freebie, although it is relatively affordable. It's already up for purchase on the Razer site, with the standard package going for US$19.99 (~S$28). Meanwhile, upgrading from 7.1 Surround is much cheaper, costing about half of the standard option at US$9.99 (~S$14).