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What options are there for surround sound on the Mac?

There are, broadly speaking, three ways you can get surround sound capability on a Mac, namely:

  1. Buying extra hardware (e.g. a USB-attached multichannel device).
  2. Connecting using HDMI.
  3. Connecting using the optical audio out, and using Aura.

All three have pros and cons:

Buying extra hardware


Optical out, using Aura

Posted by alastair at 2018-Feb-22 13:02:44 UTC. Last updated 2018-Feb-22 13:02:21 UTC.