Microsoft adds support for AAC Bluetooth audio in Windows 10 update

The company is likewise working on a simplified audio input selection menu.

Windows 10’s next significant update will exclude only one long overdue tweak. Microsoft is additionally working on finally adding support for the AAC Bluetooth audio codec. That is great news in the event that you own a pair of AirPods.

Presently, Windows 10 limits you to SBC and Qualcomm’s AptX. AAC is most closely associated with Apple. The entirety of the company’s Bluetooth headphones ship with the codec and default to SBC when it isn’t free.

Microsoft is additionally changing how you select Bluetooth inputs to Windows 10. At the present time, if you click on the taskbar sound menu, you’ll see various profiles for every one of the headphones and speakers connected to your computers.

That is something that can make it confusing to understand what input you should click on if you want to listen to music or talk with somebody. Pushing ahead, Windows 10 will instead automatically switch to the right Bluetooth profile. You should simply choose the gadget where you need to hear everything.

Outside of those updates, Windows 10 clients can likewise look forward to support for Auto HDR in games and new File Explorer icons. In case you’re a Windows Insider, you can test those progressions by downloading and installing Preview Build 21370.

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