[LAU] looking for alternatives to ac3jack, because it just won't build
eric.steinberg at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 16:24:27 EDT 2008
Yeah, I've used mencoder to make an ac3 after the fact; but what I'm looking
for is something that can encode to ac3 in realtime, because I need to mix
and monitor as I'm mixing. Can mencoder do realtime?
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Justin Smith <noisesmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Eric Steinberg
> <eric.steinberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm unable to build ac3jack on my Hardy system; stuck in dependency hell.
> > Is there another way to output an AC3 stream so that I can mix audio for
> > DVD? Or is there a .deb somewhere for ac3jack?
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> mencoder will convert just about any audio to ac3. I have heard of
> trouble using mencoder to make mpeg for dvd burning, but you should be
> able to at least convert the audio from pcm to ac3 using mencoder (I
> think your command line options would end up being something like
> "mencoder <foo.wav> -ovc null -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=ac3". I am
> not totally sure how to handle not having a video stream for the
> conversion (perhaps mplayer is needed with the -dumpaudio option?).
> The command line is a bit hairy for mencoder but I am sure there is a
> way to make it do what you want here).
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