[vlc-devel] Re: [vlc] Reports on 5.1 audio with VLC-win32 ?

Derk-Jan Hartman d.hartman at student.utwente.nl
Wed May 21 02:52:57 CEST 2003

The same goes for OSX users who have a 5:1 or similar device.
Please test this as much as possible.


On woensdag, mei 21, 2003, at 01:58 Europe/Amsterdam, Gildas Bazin  
> Hello everybody.
> Quite a few users have complained about 5.1 audio output (analog, not  
> spdif)
> not working with VLC for win32. Apparently it produces garbled sound.
> The worrying thing is that I also don't recall any user reporting  
> success
> while playing 5.1 audio.
> Unfortunately I can't test this myself as I don't have a 5.1 system  
> here.
> This is why I'm asking for reports on this issue (success or failure).
> For testing you can use:
> http://www.videolan.org/pub/testing/vlc-0.6.0-test1/win32/vlc-0.6.0- 
> test1-win32.exe
> and this nice test sample:
> http://www.videolan.org/pub/videolan/streams/dolby_trailers/ 
> Dolby_AC3Test.vob
> Also, if somebody has the means to test this and the competences to  
> fix the
> problem in the directx audio output, I'd be glad to help him out  
> setting up
> a build environment for vlc.
> Thanks,
Videolan - VLC media player
Derk-Jan Hartman (thedj at users.sourceforge.net)
Co-Developer of the MacOS X port of vlc

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