Quick Time multichannel audio

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Greebazoid, May 29, 2006.

  1. Greebazoid macrumors regular

    Mar 20, 2006
    Cape Town
    Anyone know how I can rip DVD's (legal ones, of course!) with multi-channel audio?

    I'm trying to get my DVD collection onto my server (yes, all my own DVDs) usin Handbrake - which seems to have a 5.1 channel audio setting, but either it doesnt, or QT7 player only recognises L&R channels.

    The idea is to be able to get my get the entire collection in iTunes on my server so I can surf it from the mac mini plugged in to the TV.

    But the idea will fall apart if I lose the multi-channel audio.

    Ideas bright people?

    :) :D
  2. matticus008 macrumors 68040


    Jan 16, 2005
    Bay Area, CA
    You'd have to rip it in a manner that preserves the AC3 5.1 soundtrack, because the Quicktime multi-channel audio isn't supported by Dolby Digital. I'm not sure of any ripping applications that would do so on a Mac, but maybe someone else will be able to help.

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