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

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Nov 5 23:34:17 CET 2014

Moritz Barsnick <barsnick <at> gmx.net> writes:

> Basically, ffmpeg currently can neither detect nor 
> decode this encoding. I think decoding it would 
> require something like an audio filter.

The filter and the library are already there, 
they are just missing this functionality...


> http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1225389

I wonder if the Wikipedia article and the FFmpeg 
source code don't contain more information...

> See figure 5 for a summarizing diagram. No C 
> source code provided though. 

MythTV might have it.

Carl Eugen

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