How To: Create MP3 surround files using Dr. DivX

To encode in MP3 surround, you first require Dr. DivX 2.0.1 Beta 3. You will need an AC3, AAC or DTS decoder. Check the FAQ for details. You will need input file(s) that have multi-channel audio. I’m sure you have some lying around. If you are new to Dr. DivX, the extensive User Guideis highly recommended. […]
To encode in MP3 surround, you first require Dr. DivX 2.0.1 Beta 3.

  • You will need an AC3, AAC or DTS decoder. Check the FAQ for details.
  • You will need input file(s) that have multi-channel audio. I’m sure you have some lying around.
  • If you are new to Dr. DivX, the extensive User Guide
  • is highly recommended.

  • To enable MP3 surround audio, make sure you enable a multi-channel audio track in the ‘Basic’ audio tab then go in the ‘Advanced’ tab and select ‘MP3 surround’ from the ‘Format’ drop down menu.

  • Proceed to the queue and encode the file.

Do not forget that you need the version 6.4 of the DivX Player or version 1.2.0 of the Web Player to enable MP3 surround decoding.

Note: MP3 surround encoded files are backward compatible with all existing non MP3 surround decoder, in that case a stereo downmix of the 5.1 channels will be decoded, preserving and incorporating all the other channels information into the stereo downmix, for a fuller and richer experience.

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