Is 8D Audio a Thing

February 6, 2019
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Go to YouTube and type 8d audio and a song of your choice...wear headphones.

Using headphones, you only have two real sound sources, but the use of "8D Audio" makes it possible for it to seem like the origin of the sound is above you, or beside you.

A number of people seem to think that the feeling is similar to being at a concert, with the music swirling around your head as the noises project.

Here are a couple of examples. Put on your headphones and listen. what do you think? Is 8d audio a thing?