[pulseaudio-discuss] Dolby Digital / DTS s/pdif pass-through

Vincent Tschanz vincent.tschanz at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 07:27:41 PST 2010

> You can use ALSA to pass through AC3 and DTS in mplayer by providing a
> 'alsa:spdif' as a default audio output (mplayer option 'ao') and
> 'hwac3,hwdts,' as audio codec (mplayer option 'ac', note the comma!).

Thank you for your explanations, alsa:device=spdif works for me.
I will also try the solution provided by Colin Guthrie.

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