[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ffmpeg-devel-old] Re: avi out is buggy

Nico Sabbi nsabbi
Mon May 9 14:47:02 CEST 2005

Michel Bardiaux wrote:

> Aside: IIRC DVDs use AC3 sound under the name "DTS", 


> but am unsure whether this is *in* some kind of A+V MPEG stream, or in 
> a separate file. 

in vob, so in mpeg

> Hence: is AC3 audio legal in an MPEG (2) container?

"legalized" by dvd consortium, not by mpeg committee. BTW there's no 
"illegal" codec in mpeg, only illegal
or nasty ways to store streams. Using substreams in private1 streams (as 
in the case of ac3/dts/subs) sucks imho.

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