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Old 2008-09-20, 07:18 AM
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Re: What about High Definition streams?

Originally Posted by direwolf-pgh View Post
help me understand why MP4 and MKV (and perhaps other containers) might cause issues.
* MP4 container: no support for AC3 and PCM at all; AAC, MP2 / MP3 are not compatible with BD thus require re-encoding. AAC is much better than AC3 imo, however, transcoding is lossy like the codec. Video muxed to mp4 very often has incorrect aspect ratio flag (Yamb, mp4UI), whatever setting is used. I have no clue about Mac tools.

* Matroska: no issues, great container, except that there are no standalone players.
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