BUG - Dolby Digital 5.0 .mkv shows as 4.1 in default skin

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flashy_cat Offline
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Apologies if posted in wrong section, first time poster.

As per the title, a DVD rip of "The Corrs Unplugged" which has a dolby digital 5.0 audio track is displayed as containing a 4.1 audio track. I'm assuming 5.0 is pretty rare as DVDs go, hence perhaps why this hasn't come up before?

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Memphiz Offline
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Is this a cosmetic Problem or has it any issues?

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I don't have any sort of surround channel level meter/visualiser, but MediaInfo for Mac OS seems to confirm the correct 5.0 channels within the .mkv file. The file seems to sound as you would expect so I think it's mainly a cosmetic issue.

As a software engineering graduate (without seeing the source code), it's almost as if the display algorithm is:

display (numChannels -1)".1"

if that makes sense Smile
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Ned Scott Offline
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As far as the files in the Confluence skin, it does seem to assume that 5 channels equals the "4.1" image flag. There's no image for "5.0".

https://github.com/xbmc/xbmc/tree/master...ging/audio

So one hopes this is only a cosmetic issue :)

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