[ProAudio] Mastering and monitoring for spatial audio

Dan Dugan dan at dandugan.com
Sun May 2 22:50:06 PDT 2021

> On May 2, 2021, at 5:19 AM, cheater cheater via ProAudio <proaudio at bach.pgm.com> wrote:
> I've noticed this monitoring software plugin today:
> dearVR MONITOR: https://www.dearvr.com/products/dearvr-monitor

This was on sale a couple of weeks ago—it’s a binaural renderer. I’m not impressed with the result, either on headphones or Apple AirPods Pro. Front-back and up-down distinctions needed a lot of imagination.

Today I listened to these demonstrations with the AirPods Pro:


And was similarly underwhelmed; i.e. generic HRTFs don’t seem to work for me.


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