[FFmpeg-user] How can I convert mpeg2 5.1 audio to ac3?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Nov 5 01:17:49 CET 2014

 <bluesky <at> caramail.com> writes:

> > > What does your receiver show
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> When playing the test file, in MythTV it depends on 
> whether I have THX or Dolby selected (it plays the 
> channels correctly in either).  It either shows:
> THX Cinema 3/2.1
> Dolby D 3/2.1
> But in XBMC, no matter which of the two are selected, 
> it simply says:
> PCM 48kHz

This indicates that MythTV really has a PLII decoder.


> Keep in mind that all of this is with a S/PDIF
> (Toslink audio) connection;

As said, I also tested with S/PDIF, only analog 
makes a difference here: I have to force stereo 
input on the receiver to allow PLII decoding.

Carl Eugen

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