[mythtv] AC3 DVB Patch 4 - Automatic audio codec selection
jesper at datapartner.se
Wed Jan 26 07:35:54 EST 2005
J. Donavan Stanley skrev:
> Mark Anderson wrote:
>> 1. Added an option to the Configuration menu to enable and disable
>> the selection of AC3 tracks. For frontends that support AC3 then this
>> can be enabled and myth will select the AC3 track in preferrence to
>> other tracks. If the option is disabled then myth will not select AC3
>> audio tracks.
> This shouldn't be needed since the logic used to check for tracks that
> matched the user's config, and select the AC3 track is AC3 pass
> through. At any rate no config option is needed since the AC3
> passthrough option is enough of an indicator that the AC3 track should
> be selected if present.
The AC3 passthrough setting is not enough - you might want to do AC3
decoding in software via liba52 too. I'm not sure if this is 100%
working yet but it should at least be planned for. Software decoding is
needed for people who don't have an external AC3 decoder, or e.g. if you
want to do cross-over, digital room correction, dynamic range
compression or some other processing before sending the audio to the amp...
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