[mythtv-users] Internal Player selecting the wrong audio track
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 17:11:07 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 8:46 AM, Joseph Fry <joe at thefrys.com> wrote:
> I could be wrong, but I believe it chooses the first appropriate audio track
> for your speaker configuration. So if you have a 5.1 AC3 and a stereo AC3
> track and only two speakers, logically it will choose the stereo track.
> Unfortunately, in your case the stereo track is the commentary, not a
> downmix. Not sure if there is a way to change that.
This is incorrect. MythTV will attempt to choose the best available
codec, with the greatest number of channels, in the highest bitrate,
in your frontend language. Failing that, it will attempt to select
your guide language, and in the absence of language information, it
will attempt to select by best codec, bitrate, and number of channels.
Codec selection does not take into account your speaker configuration
in any way. If the wrong track is being selected, It is often a
DVD Playback is one place where everyone who cares about it absolutely
should be running .24. Mark Kendall put more work into solidifying
DVD playback than anyone has done in many releases, and I daresay it's
more stable and reliable than it has been in a long time, if not ever.
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