[FFmpeg-user] Dolby E decoder

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 11:21:58 EEST 2017

On 9/8/17, Kieran O Leary <kieran.o.leary at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 Sep 2017 08:35, "Paul B Mahol" <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/8/17, Mike Brown <
> No, you would need to copy audio to raw container, this raw container would
> be
> then detected as Dolby-E.
> ffmpeg -i input.wav -c:a copy -f u8 out.u8
> This looks like an 8-bit format,is there a reason why 16 or 24 bit aren't
> used in this example, or must u8 be used?

u8 just act as raw muxer, it just copy data from input to output, it
have nothing to do with bit depth.

One can not use s16 or s32 muxer because they require size of packet
multiplied by 2 or 4 which
may not be possible.

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