[FFmpeg-user] eac3 encoding

Mike Brown brown at mrvideo.vidiot.com
Mon Feb 13 23:49:34 EET 2017

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 10:43:09PM +0100, Moritz Barsnick wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 15:25:39 -0600, Mike Brown wrote:
> > What I haven't been able to find are the available bitrates for eac3.
> > Obviously the normal ac3 bitrates up through 640kbps, but I do not know
> > what is available higher than that.  The 999k above is just a place holder.
> I don't see any restriction in the code, and the standard doesn't seem
> to imply any restriction either:
>   What is the full range of data rates for Dolby Digital Plus?
>   Dolby Digital Plus can scale from 32 kbps all the way up to 6 Mbps. A
>   typical range for Dolby Digital Plus on high-definition optical discs
>   is 768 kbps to 1.5 Mbps.
> (From
> https://www.dolby.com/uploadedFiles/Assets/US/Doc/Professional/dolby-digital-plus-faq.pdf)

Thanks.  I failed to look at dolby.com, but still needed to know if there
were any restrictions in the code.

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