[MPlayer-users] Can mplayer bitstream HD audio (DTS DH MA/Dolby TrueHD) over HDMI?

Julian Sikorski belegdol at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 15:09:44 CEST 2014

W dniu 06.04.2014 12:54, Reimar Döffinger pisze:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2014 at 08:56:28AM +0200, Julian Sikorski wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> is mplayer capable of bitstreaming HD audio over HDMI?I was trying to find
>> information about this yesterday and it seems ffmpeg can do this since 2010
>> [1]. When I tried using -ac hwac3 with a file with DTS HD MA soundtrack, the
>> AVR was only receiving DTS core.
> MPlayer doesn't do any special processing, if -ac hwac3 works, it will
> send the full audio, including any HD extensions.
> Though I do not know if any special tricks are needed to make receivers
> actually use that part.
> I so far don't even have a setup that can do any spdif at all (except
> PCM), so I can't actually test anything though.

Correction: I meant -afm hwac3. Anyway, hwac3 does not work with true hd
- dts hd ma does, but probably only due to the fact that the lossless
track is an extension to the standard DTS one.

Best regards,

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