FAQ: Does Roon support DSD?
Yes, Roon supports DSD.
In terms of transports, Roon supports:
In terms of file formats:
- DSD over PCM (DoP) v1.0
- DSD converted to PCM in Roon, sent as PCM to your DAC
- DSD-Direct (DSD-Native) using ASIO drivers on Windows
- PCM to DSD Sample Rate Conversion
- DSF files, tags included
- DFF files
- DSD64, DSD128, DSD256,DSD512 content
For information on setting up Roon to speak to your DSD-capable DAC, see Audio Setup basics
DSD to PCM Settings
Overview Roon supports a couple of settings related to DSD to PCM conversion. This is a technical explanation of what they do and why they are needed. You can find the DSD to PCM settings at the bottom of the Audio tab in Roon's settings window. DSD ...
FAQ: Why is Roon converting to PCM?
The most common reasons why DSD is converted to PCM are: The audio device isn't reporting DSD support to Roon The audio device isn't configured to support DSD playback Volume leveling or Crossfade are enabled for the current zone Features in the DSP ...
FAQ: Why did all my zones disappear?
If your zones are not showing up in Roon, or all of your audio outputs are gone, it typically indicates: A networking problem is interfering with Roon's ability to communicate with your zones. Review our network best practices for tips on ensuring ...
FAQ: Where can I set a crossfade?
How To Configure Crossfade You can set a crossfade of 0-10 seconds from the Zone Picker. Click the current zone on the right side of the bottom bar, then in the pop-up window click the speaker icon followed by the gearwheels icon to display the Zone ...
FAQ: Getting a "Playback failed" error
My DAC is showing “Playback has failed due to playback parameter negotiation with the audio device”. What’s wrong? The Roon Test Lab is located deep inside a mountain, hidden behind a giant skull, and filled with some of the finest audio equipment in ...
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