Last month Apple Music began streaming its entire library in lossless bit-rates with a couple of other tricks for select libraries. You'll also get some songs in Hi-Res Audio and its new Spatial Audio format, Apple's rendition of Dolby Atmos Music. All laudable accomplishments and frankly surprising coming from the company that has long given us 256-kbps AAC and called it a day. And yes, the origin of the article was me doing the math on the compromises required to drop Tidal and convert to Apple Music.\n\nOkay, I know this article seems like the doctrine of a semi-religious stickler for details, pure numbers nerdism. In a way it's antithetical to how I like to listen to music. I prefer to listen deeply with a good pair of headphones and be carried away unworried about bit-rates and resampling. But, I have to admit I do all of that worrying before I start listening. I agree with Gene's Editorial note, 24-bit\/48kHz is a fine sampling-rate and technically is high-resolution. But it's just not 24-bit\/192-kHz and the goal of this article is to list the ways you can and cannot achieve the full resolution of all of Apple Music's source files using the most popular methods to stream.\n\nI hope you enjoy and take my wisecracks about Apple with a grain of salt. I really am objectively glad Apple exists because... competition is good. And I'm certain that Apple's conversion to lossless for its base subscription price will set the standard industry-wide. \n\nApple Music Lossless & Dolby Atmos: How YOU Can Enjoy Every Bit of Resolution!