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Document And Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Dec. 28, 2012
Jan. 23, 2013
Class A Common Stock [Member]
Jan. 23, 2013
Class B Common Stock [Member]
Entity Registrant Name Dolby Laboratories, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001308547    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-27    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Dec. 28, 2012    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   46,351,339 55,121,632