[ProAudio] Looking to decode Dolby AC-2

Tim Požar pozar at lns.com
Thu Dec 9 15:43:51 PST 2021

Although dBPoweramp can support a bunch of codecs, they don't support 
Dolby AC-2. :-(


On 12/9/21 11:40 AM, Eric Seaberg wrote:
> We use a program called dBpoweramp which is available for Mac & PC for 
> all of our audio transcoding.  One of our broadcast delivery systems 
> requires MP2 and dBpoweramp is used for that conversion.  I just tried 
> using it to convert back to WAV and, although I’ve never needed to do so 
> before, it did work.
> Info for the app at: https://www.dbpoweramp.com <https://www.dbpoweramp.com>
> _____________________
> Eric Seaberg • San Diego
> Eric at Seaberg.com <mailto:Eric at Seaberg.com>
>> On Dec 9, 2021, at 10:04 AM, Tim Požar via ProAudio 
>> <proaudio at bach.pgm.com <mailto:proaudio at bach.pgm.com>> wrote:
>> Gang...  I am trying to help a station migrate an automation system 
>> library. Alas, it is encoded in Dolby AC-2. I can't find a way to 
>> convert AC-2 into something more standard. Any pointers to programs / 
>> libraries / plug-ins that can support decoding Dolby AC-2 into PCM or 
>> something else? Ideally something that I can script up to process 
>> 6,000 or so cuts.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Tim
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