[mythtv-users] HD file playback

aaron at rb303.net aaron at rb303.net
Mon Nov 30 20:43:17 UTC 2009

Do you have sound for everything else; TV, Music, etc... ?

Are you using SPDIF?

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 5:58 AM, Danie <cilliedg at sabc.co.za> wrote:

> Thanks Ron,
> I am using Mythbuntu 9.10 which I believe uses mythtv 0.22.
> That is one of the reasons I do not understand why the files are not
> playing.
> As for AC3 audio; I'll have to check but all the files I have are either
> m2ts or MKV.
> On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 08:24 -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
> > format, which apparently myth 0.21 doesn't handle (but I think I read
> > that 0.22 does). To get it working in myth, I have to convert it to
> > AC3 audio.
> >
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