Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

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jarod1975
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Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

Post by jarod1975 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:54 am

Description of problem or question:

I try to convert TrueHD-Audio Track to E-AC3 Passtru to Play Atmos on an Ultimo 4k with an AVR-x2400h.
But it convert only in an AC3 Track in mkv. But i have files with an E-AC3 Track that runs on the ultimo4k with Atmos. They are mp4's. but if i try to convert in an mp4 then i can't choose E-AC3.

How can I convert an 4k movie with TrueHD in an mp4 with E-AC3?


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s55
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Re: Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

Post by s55 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:39 am

You can't. HandBrake doesn't support encoding to E-AC3, only AC3.

Open feature request here: https://github.com/HandBrake/HandBrake/issues/1085

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Re: Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

Post by jarod1975 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:06 am

But is it possible to convert E-AC3 in an mkv container?

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Re: Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

Post by Rodeo » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:34 am

Yes, but only up to 5.1 channels (and our E-AC3 encoder is mostly a high-bitrate AC3 encoder).

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Re: Convert TrueHD to E-AC3

Post by jarod1975 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:46 am

Will there be an update for more channels (Ex. 7.1) and also to convert to mp4 in the future?

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