[Ffmpeg-devel] E-AC3 support?
Sun Feb 11 16:42:34 CET 2007
Kostya <kostya.shishkov at gmail.com> writes:
> Just of pure curiosity - what is needed to add E-AC3 decoding
> IIRC, this is really called ATSC A52/B and standard is available.
A52/B is the name of the ATSC standard. E-AC3 is the name given to
the codec by Dolby, who developed it. The advantage of using the A52
name would be that then Dolby can't sue for trademark infringement.
> Can somebody clarify the differences between plain AC3 and E-AC3?
IIRC, E-AC3 adds support for more channels and higher sample rates.
mans at mansr.com
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