[mythtv-users] HD file playback

JEDIDIAH jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Nov 27 14:29:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 08:24:29AM -0500, Ronald Frazier wrote:
> > Mythbuntu installed and running well but when I want to play HD files
> > (m2ts or ts) the video plays perfectly but there is no audio. Also no
> > audio with Matroska container files.
> My first guess is that you don't have myth built to handle AC3 audio.
> I originally had this problem with downloading TV shows in mkv format.
> Some would have audio, some wouldn't. Eventually realized it was AC3
> audio that didn't work. There were tricks to getting it working. As I
> recall (and I can go check my notes if you need more details) I had to
> download the faad source and build it with a custom option, then
> recompile myth.
> My second guess is...you mention m2ts, which is what BluRay movies
> use. I started playing with these recently, and the audio is in DTS-HD

    I have had problems with (BD) movies where the English language track 
is in TrueHD. My package copy of mplayer won't play those tracks at all 
and my trunk build of the internal player just yields a lot of screeching.

    Although the internal player is fine with DTS-HD. 


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