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cliston
2007-05-14, 07:27
Does anyone know if or when the Squeezebox can play DVD files as just audio?

Mark Lanctot
2007-05-14, 08:21
The audio would have to be ripped into a format SlimServer could understand - WAV, for example. There are both Windows and Linux programs that can do this. You can even get SlimServer to pass the files through digitally as Dolby Digital or DTS files to a receiver, search the forum.

If you're trying to play back DVD audio while watching the DVD video on another device that would be impossible due to synchronization issues.

Ron F.
2007-05-14, 19:18
Cliston,

I have been using DVD Audio Ripper V.4.0 with pretty good results. I then convert the resulting WAV files to FLAC using DBpowerAMP.

-Ron

cliston
2007-05-23, 07:29
Thanks guys. I was hoping it would play DVD files already on my HDD, so I wouldn't have to rip them. It'd be nice if the SB had a video output too, but I'm just dreaming.

Colin Reilly
2007-07-04, 21:31
Ron F.

I have been using DVD Audio Ripper V4.0 and cannot seem to get a higher depth than 16 bit when converting DVD Audio files to .wav files. When looking at the drop down menu the lowest bit rate seems to be 32 but it nonetheless winds up at 16.

I am ripping from a 24 bit/48 Khz disc. Any ideas ?

Colin

Colin Reilly
2007-07-04, 22:06
Never mind. I realized that this program is for extracting movie soundtracks and converting them to .wav files etc. What I am looking for is something that will convert the audio on a DVD Audio disc to a .wav file. Does such a thing exist ?

Colin

Mark Lanctot
2007-07-05, 05:40
What I am looking for is something that will convert the audio on a DVD Audio disc to a .wav file. Does such a thing exist ?

Not legally. They tried to ensure you couldn't do this, although it's apparently easier to do this than to get WAV off an SACD.