Sixtyten and I are good with the same setup.So, I would like to ask a question of the JRiver users here that play BluRays (esp if they include Atmos). Can a bluray ISO rip or BDMV folder be sent (bitstreamed via HDMI) from JRiver to you AVR/pre/pro and then pick the Atmos stream from the menu? Some have said JRiver needs an MKV, but there's been at least one response about an ISO rip. And I've been toying with Abbey Road Atmos on my desktop (even though I haven't bought an Atmos pre/pro yet for the new room) and it seems we can choose the Atmos layer by choosing the TrueHD 7.1 layer from the remote (for me it's the keyboard up/down). Since I am doing this all pre-Atmos maybe all you can get with these non-MKV files is a 7.1 stream? Please advise, thx.
I will add one little thing. You need to plug in your HDMI cable from your PC to your AVR at setup. JRiver will only recognize what you need to set up when it is connected. ASIO's are always connected but receivers, etc, may not always be connected. I had a couple fails because I thought I could connect and was a no go, then I plugged my HDMI in and bang, like magic.
My Mcintosh MX122 is shown as the (WASAPI) also. All my 16 Atmos album rips are MKV. Play great.
Before I learned how to rip the Atmos Blu Rays, I was ripping the same Blu Rays using MakeMKV and MMH for the 5.1 playbacks as FLAC or the 7.1's playing back as 5.1 as I do not have 7 on the floor.
In my hundreds? of music Blu Rays, I have ripped all of them exclusively with MakeMKV and MMH, I have never even tried anything else.
I just listen to the master and he tells me what to do.
2 weeks ago we had to playback MKV Blu Ray Atmos (TruHD) on JRiver via the video section, now, I have not tried, we can play back from the audio section, but still have to set Bitstreaming to HDMI.
I hope that helps Ted, if I understood your question correctly?