[MPlayer-users] AC3 via optical out on Mac Mini (Intel), 10.5?
ulion2002 at gmail.com
Fri May 2 05:28:05 CEST 2008
2008/5/2 Mike Z <zimcomm at hotmail.com>:
> I've done a bunch of searching (including thru the archives here) and can't find a definitive answer.
> I'm wondering if mplayer can output 5.1 channel Dolby Digital over the optical audio out on my Mac Mini. I have it working with another un-named vmedia player :) on the same file on the same system. Just can't figure out how to convince mplayer to do the same. Some other posts seem to imply it might be possible, but I have not been able to replicate that result.
> With mplayer I have tried
> -ac hwac3 (I get pulsing static)
> -channels 6
> -ao macosx
> -ao pcm
> and several others in various combinations. But the only 2 sounds I've been able to get are
> - downmixed to 2 ch audio
> - the pulsing static
> I compile the latest source with
> ./configure --disable-x11
> Dunno if there are other libraries I need, etc.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
just -ac hwac3 should work
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