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Subject: DVD Audio Extractor; was Re: RB and AC3
DVD Audio Extractor; was Re: RB and AC3
On the subject of listening to DVD sound, some folks might be interested in
a program called DVD Audio Extractor (guess what it does...)
It is a very simple (and accessible) utility that simply rips the audio off
a DVD and converts it directly to MP3. There are some good controls,
including VBR/CBR rates, and also the ability to create one single MP3 file
for a movie or split it into one MP3 per chapter. One nice thing about it
is that does the whole process for you once you've started it; no having to
come back half-way and launch some other util.
A link for the file is at:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Will Robertson" <aliask_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 5:10 AM
Subject: Re: RB and AC3
> AC3 works very well, according to the wiki page SoundCodecs. Only
> which have a CPU capable of decoding the data (iriver, ipod, iaudio, etc)
> are able to play AC3 and all "new" codecs - the old archoses can only play
> MP3 (and WAV?).
> hth, Will.
> On 9/9/06, Jacob Rau <jacob.rau_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't know for sure if AC3 is supported by RB; I tried to search the
>> wiki but because of all the mailing list garbage I couldn't find a wiki
>> page on it for sure.
>> You do realize that an AC3 file is just the audio track, right? If you
>> really want to listen to it, you're probably better off transcoding to
>> MP3 or Vorbis.
>> Good luck
>> David Pedersen wrote:
>> > Hi, list!
>> > I just tried to rip a DVD movie, into AC3. I am running the official
>> > 2.5 release of RB (that is, not a daily build), on my Archos Recorder
>> > V1. On this platform/installation, RB refuses to recognize/play the
>> > AC3 file. Do I have to upgrade to a daily build, or is the ac3 support
>> > only available on certain platforms?
>> > Sorry if this is a silly question, but I still wonder :)
Received on 2006-09-09
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