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I Try Playing Movies with AC3 sound But I Dont Get Ac3 Sound

By matthew2777
Sep 16, 2007
  1. I Play Hd Movie Files With Ac3 [5.1 Sound] And I Have My Pc Connected To My Home Theatre....

    And When I Play The Movie My Reciever Says Its Playing Pcm 44.1

    And Usually When I Play 5.1 Sound,it Says Dobly Digital

    And Yes I Got The Ac3 Codecs And I Can Recieve 5.1 Sound ..

    I Ran The Test On My Coaxial Out From The Computer Where It Says "test 5.1 Sound" And When I Do That My Reciever Says "dobly Digital" Like Its Supposed To....but Not When I Play Ac3 Movies...

    Help?\
     
  2. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    Can you set your media player to output to SP/DIIF? It could also be that the video your playing doesn't have the 5.1 sound files included.
     
  3. matthew2777

    matthew2777 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 43

    it is set to spdif...

    when i read the file description it says ac3 6 codec

    but when i run ac3 filter it says im only inputing 2 channels.
     
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