[MPlayer-users] Can't get English audio track to play from a Blu-Ray

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Thu May 19 18:47:49 CEST 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Jonathan Busby <jonathanbusby at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been trying to play J.J. Abrams "Star Trek" with audio via
> optical SPDIF passthrough from my motherboard's back panel TOSLINK
> connection to my Yamaha RX-V867 receiver.
> ...
> MPlayer 1.0rc4-4.5.2 (C) 2000-2010 MPlayer Team
> ....
> Forced audio codec: hwac3
> Cannot find codec for audio format 0x44485254.

Disclaimer: I've no experience with blu-ray playback.

0x44485254 is TrueHD codec. Upgrade mplayer to a more recent version,
which I believe handles TrueHD correctly. Does your receiver support



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