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Basshead760
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 2:02 pm    Post subject: Dts-ma and Dolby true hd via '11 mini Reply with quote

I'll keep it short and sweet. Im under the impression that the newer mini with the AMD 6630m video card will not do lossless audio/bitstream via OSX and Plex. Is it possible to install Windows 7 and take advantage of lossless audio since the 6630m does support those audio formats?

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Dts-ma and Dolby true hd via '11 mini Reply with quote

Basshead760 wrote:
I'll keep it short and sweet. Im under the impression that the newer mini with the AMD 6630m video card will not do lossless audio/bitstream via OSX and Plex. Is it possible to install Windows 7 and take advantage of lossless audio since the 6630m does support those audio formats?

Thx, Tom


I am not sure the hardware can deal with lossless. Mac OS does not and Plex does not either.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rumor has it that converting the HD audio to FLAC suddenly makes OS X happy. Of course your receiver won't say DTS HD or TrueHD, but it will be the same sound quality. Or so they say.

I can't get it to work with Plex or VLC 2, but it does work with the current XBMC beta.

Otherwise, yes you can install Windows7 on your mini.

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