[FFmpeg-devel] Codec IDs for AC3/DTS variants (Was: Re: [RFC] additinaldesc_type for dtshd mpeg-ts demuxer)

Justin Ruggles justinruggles
Tue Jun 10 23:19:16 CEST 2008

elupus wrote:
>>>>> AC3+, will be decodable by standard ac3 decoder, it should just ignore 
> the
>>>>> extension if I understand correctly.
>>>> I think that is not entirely true. Justin should know for sure.
>> Not sure what you mean by AC3+.  Is that the Bluray mixed AC3 and E-AC3?
>>  Either way, to FFmpeg it's all just AC3.
> Forgot to answer your question. E-AC3, DD+, AC3+ is all the same thing. So as 
> said in othermail, it's not backword compatible.

In that case, it will be decodable by FFmpeg's AC3/E-AC3 decoder.  It is
not currently, but it won't be too much longer now.

It does not need a new codec id.


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