[mythtv-users] Internal Player selecting the wrong audio track
nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 19:31:32 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 6:11 AM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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.
Funnily enough I see many problems described by other users with DVD
iso playback in 0.24, including unencrypted isos not working over
SG's, attempting to play an iso resulting in the system trying to play
a physical DVD and others.
Having said that I like 0.24, thanks for all the work :)
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