Foobar2000:Components Legacy/AC3 Decoder (foo ac3)

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AC3 Decoder
Foo ac3 preferences.png
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Developer(s) Christopher Snowhill (kode54)
Repository {{{repository}}}
Release information
Initial release March 23, 2006[1]
Stable release
Preview release 0.9.13 (February 1, 2019)
foobar2000 compatibility
Minimum version 1.3
Maximum version {{{foobar2000_maximum}}}
UI module(s) N/A
Additional information
Use Decoder
Discussion thread {{{discussion_thread}}}
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Adds decoding support for ATSC A-52 bitstream files (.ac3). Also includes a packet decoder for Matroska files containing AC-3 streams.


    This component is obsolete in foobar2000 v2.0 and newer, the functionality is available out of the box.


Dynamic range compression
Enable dynamic range compression.


  1. kode's foobar2000 plug-ins via, earliest archived version of page.

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