[mythtv] [patch] multi channel audio patch 1

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 14:59:38 EST 2005

On Saturday 31 December 2005 14:37, Allan Stirling wrote:
> Steve Adeff wrote:
> > So, if ALSA can reencode to AC3, I think it would be a great idea for the
> > timestretch code.
> I hate to be the bringer of bad news (again), but ALSA can't without a lot
> of glue. JACK can - With an external, unlicenced (and unlicensable)
> implementation of an AC3 encoder, from FFMpeg. Hence why I said earlier
> that it may be easier to reuse the glue bits from:
> http://essej.net/ac3jack/
> Or just use jack + a jack router to get what we want.
> Cheers,
> Allan.

bummer. Maybe then just convert the AC3 to stereo PCM for timestretch? At 
least you'd get sound...

I dunno, I've never used timestretch, so I don't know what the needs of people 
that do are, just throwing ideas out there...


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