converting truehd to e-ac3 7.1

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converting truehd to e-ac3 7.1

Post by migzy_1 »

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converting truehd to e-ac3 7.1 but the option is not shown, will it come any time soon

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Re: converting truehd to e-ac3 7.1

Post by Nomis101 »

I know, 7.1 streams are currently a problem. This is, because ffmpeg does currently not support >6 channels in E-AC-3 audio encoder.
See also and
The only option (on Mac) is to use the AAC encoder, which supports 7.1 channels (if your TrueHD stream has Dolby Atmos information, I'm not sure if conversion to AAC will keep this information, but I don't think so).
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