[mythtv-users] Blu-Ray and regular DVDs
callmegar at gmail.com
Wed May 13 15:51:53 UTC 2009
I do almost the same as Nick F, but my DTS works, I think the internal myth
player cannot decode DTS so I just pass it through the receiver, as for
DTS-HD and Dolby Digital TRUE-HD, the internal mythtv splitter cannot, well,
split them, so I also convert them to non-HD (altought I keep them for the
future), I think mplayer in trunk can split and passthrough the HD formats
but I'm not sure.
On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 8:07 PM, Nick F <nikos.f at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Ryan Allen <ryan at the-summit.net> wrote:
>> I haven't tried this yet, but will soon. What are other's
>> experiences with using Blu-Ray under Myth?
> The copy protection schemes in bluray are a rapidly-moving target and the
> linux solutions are lagging slightly. I rip my blu-rays with Slysoft's
> AnyDVD (works with windows running under a VM), use TSMuxer to extract the
> main feature, and I usually convert the DTS-HD to just DTS (or AC3 if it
> TrueHD) since my my SPDIF connections can't do the high capacity audio
> anyway. Then it's in a Linux workable form. Myth plays AC3-based files just
> fine, but I find I get no audio with DTS (not sure why - but I'm only using
> 0.21-fixes with the JY's VDPAU backport), so I've turned to using mplayer -
> which gets called from myth and blends in pretty seamlessly.
> Then BluRays look GREAT! - especially projected from my 1080p projector
> onto a huge screen..... :-)
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