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How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 For Free

Are you looking forward to downloading and install Dolby Atmos on your Windows 11 PC or laptop? Then you’re at the right spot. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11.

Meanwhile, Dolby Atmos is a popular feature among those looking for a new soundbar or home theatre system, but it’s not the same as Dolby Audio.

What is Dolby?

Let’s start with some background information. Dolby is essentially an audio compression technology that creates a sound similar to movie soundtracks and compresses it for our watching pleasure at home. It is meant for large rooms and large, cinema-style speakers. All of this is accomplished without sacrificing sound quality.

Difference between Dolby Audio & Dolby Atmos

Dolby Audio – Dolby Audio is a 2D audio technique that improves the sound quality of whatever you’re viewing, whether it’s a sporting event, a streaming movie, or even a DVD or Blu-ray.

Dolby Atmos – Dolby Atmos is a 3D immersive technology that allows a speaker or speaker system to fool your brain into believing you’re surrounded by sound, even if you’re not. It effectively gives you the sensation of seeing a movie in a theatre, where you’re surrounded by speakers even when you’re not.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 For Free

In order to use Dolby Atmos on your Windows 11 computer, you’ll need to download the Dolby atmos file. Click here to download the Dolby Atmos app. Credit goes to cooltechtics.com.

Here are the steps to download and install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11:

Step 1. Enable Developer Mode in Windows 11

Click the Start menu button and then select Settings. Press Windows + I key to open Settings directly.

Select Privacy & security from the left-hand side pane and then select For developers.

For developers

Turn on Developer Mode and then click Yes to confirm.

Turn on Developer Mode
Step 2. Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows 11

Press and hold the Shift key and then click Restart.

Select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.

Restart

At last, press the F7 key.

Disable Driver Signature Enforcement
Step 3. Update Sound Driver

Once, you’ve downloaded the Dolby Atmos software then extract it. Navigate go to the driver folder, extract the file named Win11_x64 folder.

Press Windows key + X and then select Device Manager.

Device Manager

Now, double-click on Sound, video, and game controllersright-click on Realtek Audio and then select Update driver.

Click Browse my computer for drivers.

Browse my computer for drivers

Select Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free
Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer

Select Have Disk then click Browse.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free
Browse

Go to the extracted folder of Dolby Atmos > driver > Win11_x64, select the hdaudio.inf file and then click Open and then click OK.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

Now, select Dolby Atmos and click Next. Click Yes.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

Click Install this driver software anyway, if you’re prompted.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free
install this driver software anyway

Once installed, click Close.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free
Close
Step 4. Install Dolby Atmos App in Windows 11

Open the Dolby Atmos file which you have extracted before then open the App folder.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

Double-click on the app2021 file.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

Click Install to install Dolby Atmos.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

Finally, Dolby Atmos is successfully installed on your Windows 11 PC.

How to Install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11 PC and Laptop For Free

These were the steps to download and install Dolby Atmos in Windows 11.

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