Streaming and Offline Playback

To download files from your computer to your mobile device, do the following:

Connect iOS device to your computer and launch iTunes
  • Connect your mobile device to your computer
  • Launch iTunes on your computer
  • Click on your device icon near the top of your iTunes window.

Select Amarra Play
  • On your device detail page, select File Sharing in the left-hand column and then select Amarra Play from the list of applications presented.

Drag files or Add to Amarra Play Documents Pane
  • Once Amarra Play is highlighted, you have 2 methods of adding music to your mobile device
    • Drag/Drop music files or folders from a Finder window to the Amarra Play Documents page
    • Click the Add button. From the resulting Finder window, navigate to and select the files or folders you want to add to your mobile device.
    • Click the Sync button to finish the process
  • Virtually all PCM file types are supported including AIFF, WAV, ALAC, mp3, FLAC and MQA files. DSD files are not supported on Amarra Play at this time.

Enjoy your music
  • Once your tracks are loaded onto your mobile device, you are ready to enjoy your music.
  • Launch AmarraPlay on your mobile device.
Using an AudioQuest DragonFly or an Non-MQA DAC or headphone jack
  • The DragonFly is an MQA Renderer so you should disable Passthrough MQA on the About page (version 1.6)
Using an Meridian Explorer II or other MQA Decoder DAC
  • Enable Passthrough MQA on the About page

Select iTunes tab in Amarra Play
  • Using Amarra Play, select iTunes and and your added music will listed in your iTunes Library
  • Enjoy your music!



  • Transferred tracks are not accessible while Amarra Play is paired with Amarra 4 Luxe. To access your local iTunes library and your transferred music, first quit Amarra 4 or disable the Remote in Amarra 4. Once disabled, access iTunes from the Amarra Play settings window.


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