Re: surround sound encoding and DVD authoring

Subject: Re: surround sound encoding and DVD authoring
From: Timothy Sutton (
Date: Wed May 18 2005 - 01:17:26 EDT

*The* resource for (mostly) free DVD authoring/de/en/coding/conversion
information, news, software links/forums, and tutorial guides:

Check out the guides-->audio section, or do a site search for DTS, for
some links to frontends to DTS and AC3 multi-channel encoders.

And if you want Minnetonka, you never have to look very far.....

--Tim wrote:
> I was wondering if someone could shed some light on the current possibilities
> that lie in the area of DTS and Dolby encoding and DVD authoring suites which
> allow for surround DVD audio playback. From what I have so far uncovered it
> seems that surround encoding plug-ins and standalone software is still beyond
> the reach of a non-profit, personal studio owning, poor student types such as
> myself. Is anybody aware of a relatively cost effective method of producing
> high resolution surround audio DVD's? I suppose the best way is probably
> getting copies made by specialized companies (Like Minnetonka) which charge on
> a per DVD basis but I would be interested to know if anyone is aware of any new
> technology which has brought the ability to produce surround DVD audio to the
> prosumer level. Thanx.

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