[mythtv-users] Newbie DVD Ripping Question: AC3 audio?

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Wed Sep 8 10:21:05 EDT 2004

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> If you have an AC3 decoder on your system, it will be used to decode the 
> stream (what your receiver normally does) to output via your soundcard's 
> analog connections (2, 4, or 5.1 channels depending on your sound 
> card/sound card configuration).  I would guess that your machine has an 
> AC3 decoder on it if it has a DVD-playback support on it.

It seems that mplayer does this automatically; if I just pass the AC3 
stream into the mpeg file, mplayer plays it just fine. (So MythVideo works 
great with it).


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