Difference between revisions of "SPDIF"

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*[[AAC]] - The name for the standard describing the formating is BS EN 61937-1:2007, preview can be seen [http://www.saiglobal.com/PDFTemp/Previews/OSH/iec/iec61000/61900/iec61937-6%7Bed2.0%7Den.pdf here].
 
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Revision as of 06:22, 24 July 2008

S/PDIF is mostly used to transmit compressed multichannel audio from a media player to an amplifier/receiver.

The following audio formats are known to be transmitted over S/PDIF:

Mplayer is able to play PCM,DTS and AC3 over S/PDIF. http://www.cs.tut.fi/~ik/mpegspdif.html has the details on how to transmit MP2 and MP3.

http://www.ac3filter.net/projects/spdifer also explains how to transmit MP3,DTS and AC3.

The details how to transmit Wma Pro is also known but not published yet.