[MPlayer-users] DVD sound problems on 1.0pre6

b r u ma bruma at email.si
Sun Jan 2 17:35:17 CET 2005

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Sunday, 02 January 2004 at 12:17, b r u ma wrote:
>>I recently updated mplayer to version 1.0pre6. I notice that with this 
>>new version some of my DVDs (which were playing ok with 1.0pre5) have 
>>sound problems.
>>Here are outputs for same DVD
>>for version 1.0pre5:
>>Opening audio decoder: [liba52] AC3 decoding with liba52
> [...]
>>and for version 1.0pre6:
>>Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
>>Cannot find codec 'dts' in libavcodec...
>>ADecoder init failed :(
>>ADecoder init failed :(
>>Opening audio decoder: [hwac3] AC3/DTS pass-through SP/DIF
>>No accelerated IMDCT transform found
>>hwac3: switched to DTS, 768000 bps, 48000 Hz
>>AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, 16 bit (0x400), ratio: 96000->192000 (768.0 kbit)
>>Selected audio codec: [hwdts] afm:hwac3 (DTS through SPDIF)
> First, never trim MPlayer's output. All of it contains valuable
> information. Second, it seems that the new version auto-selects another
> audio track (DTS) instead of AC3, so using -aid should help here.
> Remember that pre5 didn't have DTS support at all. It's strange that
> DTS is not decoded. AFAIR there was DTS support in latest libavcodec.
> R.

Thanks for tip Dominik, as you suggested -aid=ID works Ok.

I also notice that I didn't have support for libdts in my mplayer. So I 
install libdts-0.0.2-1.i386.rpm and recompile it with libdts support.
Now works perfectly also with DTS :)


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