Read All Your TAS Issues On Your iPad

How-to Access Your Issues

Start Reading In 3 Easy Steps!

Accessing your TAS library has never been easier. Just follow the three steps below and enjoy your favorite issues of TAS.

Step 1

Sign up for an account on TASNewsStand. Sign up here!

If you already have an account on TASNewsStand, skip this step.

Step 2

Download the TAS iPad Reader App from the iTunes App Store.

Download the app here or via the iTunes store on your device.

Step 3

Using the TAS iPad Reader, log-in to your TASNewsStand account and begin enjoying your favorite issues of TAS!


Will this app work on my iPhone or iPod?

Currently we provide an exact replica version of The Absolute Sound with advertisements and all. Unfortunately the replica version isn't readable on an iPhone or iPod. We are working on putting TAS on a number of platforms. If you have a request, please send us a note at

I already have a digital subscription, do I need to purchase a new subscription?

No you can use your existing digital subscription from the TASNewsStand.

If you don't have a digital subscription you can get one here.

Will the TAS Reader work on my iPad?

The TAS Reader app requires iOS 6.0 which is available on iPad 2 and above. Please make sure you iPad is running iOS 6.0.

Don't know which version your iPad is currently running? You can easily check it by clicking the Settings icon then clicking the About button. Your current iOS version will be displayed in the row labeled Version.

About Us

The Absolute Sound

The Absolute Sound is the world’s preeminent source of expert reviews, features, and commentary on high-performance audio and music.

Since 1973, TAS has set the standard for quality audio and music journalism, helping to shape the industry and guiding audio enthusiasts and music lovers to components and recordings that faithfully reproduce the sounds one might hear in a good concert hall.

The Absolute Sound is a monthly print and digital magazine, an on-line destination for those interested in better sound, and a community of audiophiles and music lovers. Team

Vice President/Group Publisher: Jim Hannon

Editor-In-Chief, The Absolute Sound: Robert Harley

Digital Content & Marketing Manager: Garrett Whitten

Contact Us

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The Absolute Sound

8868 Research Blvd., Suite 108
Austin, Texas 78758

Don't hesitate to contact us about anything you want. We are open to questions, comments and suggestions.