5.1 Sound for XBox

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5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by MediaB » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:54 am

Is it possible to have 5.1 sound for the Xbox?

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by SubJunk » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:09 pm

It seems that the XBOX 360 only supports 5.1 with avi and wmv files, not with mp4/mkv/mov

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by MediaB » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:14 am

Ok. Is it possible to transcode any format to avi/wmv so that 5.1 sound is possible? With only vob and iso I would already be very happy. There once was a Magma version of PMS v 1.20.404 that could do that. This was not further implemented in later PMS versions. Only this specific version could do it.

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by SubJunk » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:58 pm

I've found the code for the magma release now. There is a problem with using it though; it only works on Windows Vista onwards, which means Linux, OS X and Windows XP won't work.
I'll have a look at it and see if it's possible to write it a different way though :)

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by MediaB » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:42 pm

Thanks. I'm running Win7 so that's fine for me. It would be good for the other platforms too.

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by DeFlanko » Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:56 am

If possible , SubJunk, keep Windows 2K8 in mind too =)

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by SubJunk » Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:03 pm

Will do :)

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by DeFlanko » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:25 am

Also,

Cant you just add this line in the CONF to make it 5.1? "n:6" means 5.1 right?

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Supported=f:avi		v:divx|mp4	a:ac3|mp3	n:6	m:video/avi
Supported=f:mp4|qt	v:h264|mp4	a:aac		n:2	m:video/mp4
Supported=f:wmv	v:wmv|vc1	a:wma		n:6	m:video/x-ms-wmv

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Re: 5.1 Sound for XBox

Post by SubJunk » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:51 am

That should be possible if Xbox wasn't so weird :) Instead it needs the file to be transcoded into weird formats ;)

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