[FFmpeg-user] AC-3 Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoding

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Mon Jun 4 00:32:28 CEST 2012

Joshua Tidsbury <Joshua.Tidsbury <at> bellmedia.ca> writes:

> I would concur with Carl that a hardware decoder is the 
> only reliable test of the encoded stream.

I believe it is the easiest reliable test.
(I once unsuccessfully searched for a certified decoder).

> We've generally found VLC to be quite representative though.

Which uses liba52 (ancient) or FFmpeg while I suspect 
hardware decoders generally are Dolby-certified.

Carl Eugen

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