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domlof
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TrueHD

Post by domlof » Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:29 am

Hi

Newbie here!

Can anyone tell me if this supports TrueHD? I've tried this on one BR (KungFu Panda) and it seemed to extract the AC3 core. :o

Thanks

Dom

nunbaggi
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Re: TrueHD

Post by nunbaggi » Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:27 pm

And when will other hd audio formats be supported??

mike admin
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Re: TrueHD

Post by mike admin » Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:53 am

Currently MKV format does not support truehd tracks and no players will play it - therefore MakeMKV preserves only core audio. Once the format will be finalised, MakeMKV will support it.

merzbow
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Re: TrueHD

Post by merzbow » Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:15 pm

Why not support decoding and losslessly compressing of TrueHD and DTS-MA to FLAC like eac3to does? What's the point of ripping Blu Rays if you lose the HD Audio? This is the only thing stopping me from using this program. Many other ripping front ends do support this, and they support it now.

Chiasmos
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Re: TrueHD

Post by Chiasmos » Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:32 pm

merzbow wrote:Why not support decoding and losslessly compressing of TrueHD and DTS-MA to FLAC like eac3to does? What's the point of ripping Blu Rays if you lose the HD Audio? This is the only thing stopping me from using this program. Many other ripping front ends do support this, and they support it now.
MakeMKV is a great program, but is in beta, and as mentioned just above by the admin about HD Audio,"......Once the format will be finalised, MakeMKV will support it." I have used programs for HD Audio to FLAC for MKV and was very pleased with the playback. But how many programs can easily decrypt and convert most Disks like MakeMKV can? :?:
I will continue to enjoy MakeMKV for what it does and I'm confident of the future. :D

merzbow
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Re: TrueHD

Post by merzbow » Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:55 pm

Chiasmos wrote:
merzbow wrote:Why not support decoding and losslessly compressing of TrueHD and DTS-MA to FLAC like eac3to does? What's the point of ripping Blu Rays if you lose the HD Audio? This is the only thing stopping me from using this program. Many other ripping front ends do support this, and they support it now.
MakeMKV is a great program, but is in beta, and as mentioned just above by the admin about HD Audio,"......Once the format will be finalised, MakeMKV will support it." I have used programs for HD Audio to FLAC for MKV and was very pleased with the playback. But how many programs can easily decrypt and convert most Disks like MakeMKV can? :?:
I will continue to enjoy MakeMKV for what it does and I'm confident of the future. :D
"Once the format is finalized" makes no sense. It's been finalized enough that it's been in HD discs and receivers for years now, and in software utilities for at least a year. It would be trivial to add those capabilities to this software today. If the author chooses not to, that's up to him, but I hope he does so I can be a customer.

daGoo
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Re: TrueHD

Post by daGoo » Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:11 pm

And so do I ! :wink:

DS-fan
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Re: TrueHD

Post by DS-fan » Sun Aug 02, 2009 11:16 pm

mike admin wrote:Currently MKV format does not support truehd tracks and no players will play it - therefore MakeMKV preserves only core audio. Once the format will be finalised, MakeMKV will support it.
Is this statement still true? If I read the feature list of VLC player correctly, it supports HD formats as of version 1.0 (at least TrueHD):
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/features.php?cat=audio

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Re: TrueHD

Post by mike admin » Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:33 am

To best of my knowledge "no player will play TrueHD from MKV container" is still true. Sadly, VLC can't even play multichannel WAv from MKV container while it can play it from a wav file.

xchema
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Re: TrueHD

Post by xchema » Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:51 pm

But what about flac? It can be played from a mkv container, it's free and open source, cross-platform and lossless. I think that if the objective of MakeMKV is to obtain a copy of a blue-ray disc movie with the same quality on to a mkv this is the way to go. On films that occupy around 25GB (Dark Knight for example), is it relevant to add an audio stream of 1-3 GB? If the answer is yes then video should be compressed too imho.

hitekakex
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Re: TrueHD

Post by hitekakex » Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:22 pm

Personally, I am very happy with MakeMKV current approach - extracting core AC3/DTS audio into MKV.

Flac is fine, but it's way too exotic for most players and media extenders out there. I will gladly "live" with the AC3 soundtrack in exchange for the wide compatibility and convenience it gives me.

xchema
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Re: TrueHD

Post by xchema » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:22 am

I see Flac as an option not as a replacement of current core extraction. It is too exotic for hardware players yes, but not so much for software players; having in mind that htpcs is getting very common nowadays, i think it is an interesting option.

ldoodle
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Re: TrueHD

Post by ldoodle » Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:26 pm

Do we know when this will be 'fixed'. I have plenty of DVDs to be getting on with (and only ~8 BDs), but if it's going to be ages I may need to look at alternates for BD's as I want the highest quality sound track available.

Thanks

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