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Roon 1.6 arrives with Qobuz support and tasty updates

by Mohammed Samji in Announcements

The train never stops over at Roon and today’s release of Roon 1.6 brings a host of welcome updates and a fresh look. Most notability official support for Qobuz.  At CES 2019 Qobuz US Beta went live, so if you are a Qobuz beta tester, you can add your account to ROON and access all of your Qobuz content seamlessly. Official support for Qobuz arrives with Roon 1.6 software update.   From the Roon Press release: Now you can access the entire Qobuz catalog in Roon, allowing you to take [...]

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