SRS / Dolby licensing


We’re wondering if (besides the FMOD license) we need to request any special Dolby or SRS license or display any logo or trademark for our commercial PS4 game.

More info:

  • We’d like to avoid any third party licensing issues other than FMOD.

  • I’m manually setting the software format to FMOD_SPEAKERMODE_7POINT1
    to avoid the SRS 5.1 Surround Sound Encoder being used automatically
    (which is the only thing I’ve seen in the documentation that needs

  • I’m initializing FMOD without FMOD_INIT_PREFER_DOLBY_DOWNMIX

- Can I safely assume that forcing the speaker mode to FMOD_SPEAKERMODE_7POINT1 like that, any other speaker configurations the final user may have will be downmixed accordingly ?, what would be the impact of this?

Thanks in advance!