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Decoding DTS multi-channel files to seperate wav-files, how to?

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Feb 20, 2007
Hi, I want to decode DTS multi-channel to wav-files on my PC. I tried to do it with VLC but that didn't work. Anyone who knows how to do this? I believe the DTS files were coded with SurCode.


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May 30, 2017
foobar2000 should work, just make sure you have the DTS decoder installed.
That works well for me as well. I have hundreds of dts.wav discs, that played through Foobar2K plays the Quad fine, but only shows it with 2 channels on their bar graph.
When I convert to wav, and play back, it then shows up as 4 channels. So is this just showing pre-decode graphing on the dts?


Jan 9, 2017
I use ffmpeg (on Linux but it's cross-platform (and free)) but you do need to use the command line. These days it has the various DTS decoders built in so it's very simple to convert. VLC tends to use the same libraries as ffmpeg so I am surprised you couldn't use that for some reason.