The app is an equalizer that adds depth and bass to regular MP3 files, turning audio played through even the junkiest of ear buds into something worth listening to complete with better bass and the sort of 3D sound that makes various speakers appear in mid-air.
Now obviously the changes aren t for everyone – purists won t want to listen to the late Peter Schickele albums on anything but an old Victrola – the app is an interesting addition to your music arsenal.
You play your music through it and then select various effects including 3D surround sound simulation and various boosters.
The app has already been available on OS X for five years and the company that created it, Global Delight, has over 2.5 million monthly active users.
The key differentiator in the market is, its unique audio processing logic, by which Boom iOS app can spatialize ordinary stereo music into a very realistic surround experience on headphones.
Bach tracks may soon sound amazing on your old JVC headphones, a dream that the great flugelhorn players have had for centuries.