X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported!

Postby honest » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:45 am

Hi, Thanks for this work Whitefrt.

Can I just clarify what's going on here. I thought the point of this process was to allow x264 + multichannel audio to be repacked as x264 + WMA-PRO Multichannel audio for the 360 so that no video transcoding was needed.

Have I got this wrong? Because in a post above Whitefrt mentions that mencoder is outputting WMV2 for compatability reasons.

So if I have an MKV with x264+AC3, will that get repacked and only the audio converted, or is it going to also transcode the video?

Thanks for any clarification.
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby bouncy » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:12 pm

Works great on my windows 7 box, however my media server runs on 2003. any chance this can be ported over to run on 2k3?
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby meskibob » Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:24 am

As he states right in the first post, this is minimum Vista. This isn't something that can be "ported over", and there currently isn't any other way (that I know of) to get 5.1 on the 360... [edit]with PMS.[/edit]
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby bouncy » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:07 pm

I'm aware of what he states in his first post. I was simply asking if there was a none vista way of doing this on xp or w2k3. Also why did you delete my individual post relating to 5.1 audio. It was not a repeat post, it was a separate thread asking for help.
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby bouncy » Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:23 pm

im trying to run this on server 2008 and im receiving a side by side configuration error. Is it also incompatible with server 2008?

Thanks in advance
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby bouncy » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:56 am

Ill answer my own question. It does. Ensure you install the .net framework addon and it runs a treat. .net framework is an addon in server 2008, and you dont need to download it.

DONT install .net 4 on server 2008, for some reason it seems to kill the network connection. This has happened on my own server 2008 r2, and also several of a company i know.
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby Grangey. » Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:24 pm

Anychance of getting this working on the original stable version?
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby devildog93 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:26 pm

SOOOO looking forward to getting my X-Box 360 here. This looks so promising!!
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby natjen » Fri Sep 24, 2010 8:49 pm

Thanks!
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Re: X360: 5.1 DTS/AC3 movies now supported! (magma)

Postby gando2182 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:35 am

any chance you can update to the latest beta? 1.20.412 with the magma code
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