[mythtv-users] Internal Player selecting the wrong audio track
joe at thefrys.com
Wed Jan 12 19:06:32 UTC 2011
> > I could be wrong, but I believe it chooses the first appropriate audio
> > for your speaker configuration. So if you have a 5.1 AC3 and a stereo
> > 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
> mastering issue.
> 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.
Thanks Robert, I didn't realize that there was so much logic behind it...
not sure why I thought it was simpler than that.
And I agree... the effort put into 0.24 really makes it worth upgrading.
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