[mythtv-users] HD file playback

JEDIDIAH jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Nov 28 16:33:02 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 07:52:03AM -0500, Ronald Frazier wrote:
> >    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.
> So far, in my limited experiments with BluRay, I haven't seen any TrueHD.
> >    Although the internal player is fine with DTS-HD.
> It is? I get nothing but silence. I wonder why that is. Are you on
> 0.21 still? I wonder if I forgot a compile option or library.

   I'm running trunk from a couple of weeks before the final release.

   I tried to enable everything I could. I don't know if that made
any difference in my build.

> Well, actually now that I go back and look, the audio track consists
> of DTS Master Audio and that contains a core audio subtrack. I've been
> ripping just the DTS Master Audio track and not the core subtrack, and
> that's what didn't work. Looking up the wiki page on DTS Master Audio,
> it appears the core track is a lossy audio track for players that
> don't support the master track. I'm wondering if you've got both and
> it's just falling back to the core track. I guess I should probably
> give that a try.

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