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I've got quite a mix of audio and video files on my HTPC that are a mix of DD(AC3), DTS, and multi-channel AAC in the audio track.
 
I have everything, that are contained in video files (be it AC3, DTS, and multi-channel AAC) working perfectly using Potplayer + ffdshow.
 
It's the DTS audio files that I can't get working using Potplayer (bitstreaming using foobar2k/uLilith over WASAPI exclusive works fine for those files except one : test.dts)
 
I have ffdshow configured such that multichannel AAC is encoded to AC3 before being sent to my receiver (by enabling AAC decoding through libfaad2 and checking the "AC3 (S/PDIF encode mode)" checkbox under "Supported output sample formats".).
 
My Spherex receiver has two SPDIF inputs and can play DTS, AC3 and stereo PCM. Supports sampling rates till 48Khz. HTPC only has single TOSLINK.
 
So my questions are:
 
1. How do I get these audio files processed by ffdshow so that they get re-encoded to AC3? I have put some sample audio files that I can't play, below (to reiterate bitstreaming using foobar2k/uLilith over WASAPI exclusive works fine for those files except one : test.dts)
 
2. I would also like to realtime encode multichannel FLAC to AC3
 
3. I would also like to realtime encode multichannel FLAC to DTS: is there a DTS plugin I could use to do that (just like re-encoding to AC3 from ffdshow)
 
Potplayer is just a player I found easy to work with - if there is something that can make this work, I am all for it!
 
Note: If the source is 2 channel, it should CONTINUE to be so and not converted to AC3 or DTS
 
 
 
Sample multichannel DTS audio files that I can't get working:
 
 
    MediaInfo says these files have property:
 
   Audio
   ID                                       : 0
   Format                                   : DTS
   Format/Info                              : Digital Theater Systems
   Mode                                     : 14
   Format settings, Endianness              : Little
   Codec ID                                 : 1
   Bit rate mode                            : Constant
   Bit rate                                 : 1 411.2 Kbps
   Channel(s)                               : 6 channels
   Channel positions                        : Front: L C R, Side: L R, LFE
   Sampling rate                            : 44.1 KHz
   Bit depth                                : 24 bits
   Compression mode                         : Lossy
 
    Potplayer filter info:
 
   [Used Filter List]
   (1) File Source (Async.)
   (2) Wave Parser
   (3) DirectSound Audio Renderer
 
   [Audio Information]
   Audio Codec:0x0000
   Sample rate:44100 ->44100 samples / sec
   Bit rate:16 ->16 bits / sample
   Channels:2 ->2 channels
   Bitrate: 1411 kbps
 
I am having similar issues playing rips of Titanic DTS
 
    MediaInfo says these files have property:
 
   Audio
   ID                                       : 0
   Format                                   : PCM
   Format settings, Endianness              : Little
   Codec ID                                 : 1
   Duration                                 : 3mn 3s
   Bit rate mode                            : Constant
   Bit rate                                 : 1 411.2 Kbps
   Channel(s)                               : 2 channels
   Sampling rate                            : 44.1 KHz
   Bit depth                                : 16 bits
 
    Potplayer filter info:
 
   [Used Filter List]
   (1) File Source (Async.)
   (2) Wave Parser
   (3) DirectSound Audio Renderer
 
   [Audio Information]
   Audio Codec:0x0000
   Sample rate:44100 ->44100 samples / sec
   Bit rate:16 ->16 bits / sample
   Channels:2 ->2 channels
   Bitrate: 1411 kbps