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Great work as always yusesope! I can confirm I am getting DTS:X with your new exoplayer APK! There is some info regarding the file being played displayed in the top left hand corner of the screen though which I can't seem to get rid of. Playback also failed after ~3 minutes but pressing play resumed with no issues.
All the audio tracks that previously were greyed out are now available and play correctly, including dts, dts-hd master and dolby true-hd atmos.yusesope wrote: ↑Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:54 amHello Alpha and Omega testers!
New day, new apk (HERE)!
This time the focus is completely shifted to the audio sector.
This version therefore DOES NOT INCLUDE the code to play DV movies.
Two main points:
Let me know!
- maybe I have found a way to distinguish DTS audio from DTS HD audio within an mkv file.
If you want, test this apk with the samples you find HERE.
Does your AVR correctly show the HD track?
In the case of multitrack audio, can you switch between them without problems?
- I've integrated FFmpeg.
Devices that do not have a specific hardware decoder should be able to decode the audio track as PCM (lossless audio without metadata). Far better than any ac3, eac3 and aac track.
For example, a Fire Stick 4K should be able to read an ATMOS track like a PCM.
If interested, you can test the apk with the files you find HERE and HERE.
You are a genius, you are the man of the miracles. Thank you again.
Thank you for staying tuned the topic. I just tested it briefly
DTS-HD is recognized correctly
Atmos in TrueHD too
Good news that the Exoplayer can recognize DTS:X
Information is shown at the top left of the margin during playback.
Unfortunately, the APK is not a solution because playback stops (or fails) every one or max. two minutes
Therefore, in my opinion, it is not done yet, so you can not merge it with the dv apk.
edit: the problem is apparently only with dolby sound material. AC3 and TrueHD/Atmos always stop after a short time. DTS:X runs through. I tested several rips.
Ok good to hear. Are you using the refresh rate app or a hotfix image for the shield?
I watch the rips in the plex addon and in the original refresh rate. I may have to mention that. I still have to test local files.
Maybe the problem is due to the fact that I compiled the master branch (instead of the dev-v2 one, as in the previous apk). I was unable to build FFmpeg for the dev version and therefore I had to fall back on the master. However, the code I added does not seem to me to influence the normal flow of Exoplayer (and above all, I have not modified the part that manages the formats of Dolby). In the next few days I will try to move the code to the dev version.
As promised, diehards can test the new super experimental apk (link at the bottom).
It was compiled from the dev-v2 branch and includes the code needed to play Dolby Vision movies and DTS-HD audio tracks (plus all Dolby audio formats) in an mkv container. The apk uses FFmpeg 4.2 to play the audio tracks on those devices without a specific hardware decoder.
Let me know if there are any problems!
HERE version without debug window.
Start by reading the last 10-12 pages of this thread (and, clearly, also the first post).
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I also do not currently use a hotfix image. Disabling the refresh app didn't help me. I'm back to the current dv apk and everything (except dts hd) works again without problems.ragico wrote: ↑Fri Jul 31, 2020 1:42 pm
Also for this reason it is a super experimental version. Those info help me to understand if everything works (see the previous post by kcxserver ... have you noticed how detailed and precise it is?)
If several users confirm that the apk does its duty, in 5 minutes I update the app and remove those damned lines!
How is it working for you? Still freezing movies?
I quickly played Spartacus to confirm the DTS:X, I then played Top Gun to check the Atmos and left it playing for 5 minutes and there was no freezing etc.
I've just started playing Top Gun again, I'll leave it playing and report back shortly.