I need a external soundcard supporting dolby digital

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Arfus, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Arfus macrumors member

    Aug 11, 2010
    Is there any exeternal soundcards for macs tahat support Dolby Digital?
  2. andrewheard macrumors regular

    May 16, 2005
    Ontario, Canada
    You sure you need an external one? Most Macs have optical digital out (just need a mini-jack to toslink adapter) and you can do Dolby Digital passthrough for DVDs and movies/shows if you use Plex for playback. There are other apps available too.

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