[mythtv-users] dual (bilingual) sound

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 29 14:06:06 EST 2005

Petr Stehlik wrote:

>does MythTV support dual sound (instead of normal stereo sound)? You
>know, some movies are broadcasted with dual sound - left channel of
>stereo sound is used for one language and the right channel is used for
>another language. Most often for translated/original sound. Is this
>supported in MythTV? If it isn't, any idea how to add it most easily? It
>basically requires to take just one channel and to send it as mono sound
>out. And to allow user to switch between the channels (lang1/lang2)
>would be a nice bonus.
In frontend settings:

Independent Muting of Left and Right Audio
Enable muting of just the left or right channel.  Useful if your 
broadcaster puts the original language on one channel, and a dubbed 
version of the program on the other one.  This modifies the behavior of 
the Mute key.


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