Unable to Access Hi-Res FLAC Files from Tidal on Roon (ref#XX18CO)

Affected Product


Roon Issue Category

Interface & Usability

Description of Issue

There still doesn’t seem to be a way of accessing hires Flac files through the Tidal. When will that be rectified? Tidal has been supporting hires FLAC for over half a year now, but we’re still stuck with MQA on Roon despite being able to stream hi res FLAC from the Tidal iOS and desktop interfaces.

Roon Server Platform


Roon Server Specifications

Recent NUC running Windows 11 with all non-essential services shut down.

Connected Audio Devices

Mytek Brooklyn DAC via direct USB and via Coax through a Pi-based streamer.

Home Network Details

Both WiFi and Ethernet connections are used (not simultaneously)

It’s in the works:

They might have released it half a year ago but they didn’t for 3rd parties until November time. Roons notoriously slow at change due to the not so simple api integration other applications and oems use. Saying that not all hardware vendors have updated all their devices to support it either. Tidal have not helped by dropping this without prior notice and then only doing it via their own app for so long.