DVD Audio

Discussion in 'Mastering' started by cnfrtblynmb, Aug 13, 2006.

  1. cnfrtblynmb

    cnfrtblynmb Guest

    I am looking for a program to do DVD audio authoring. A mac program would be best but Windowns will do. I would even be interested in a program that didnt offer the higher sample rate but would be able to be played in 5.1. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Michael Fossenkemper

    Michael Fossenkemper Distinguished past mastering moderator Well-Known Member

    For DVD-A, discwelder is a nice simple program. The have various price points depending on your needs. And it runs on mac
     
  3. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Another vote for Disc Welder here.

    Damn I love Sequoia though - DVD-A built right in....gotta love it.

    J
     
  4. Massive Mastering

    Massive Mastering Well-Known Member

    I think I know two people with DVD-A players... :lol:
     
  5. Michael Fossenkemper

    Michael Fossenkemper Distinguished past mastering moderator Well-Known Member

    i have one. that makes 3
     
  6. JoeH

    JoeH Well-Known Member

    fore! (Er.......four.....)
     
  7. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    I have 2 (and 3 SACD players...)*

    Does that make 6??


    *Well...one of them is SACD only, one is a Yamaha SACD/DVD-A Player but it blew up 2 weeks ago (literally - smoke coming out of the back of it...it wasn't pretty) and the other is the new Pioneer Elite which I bought to replace the Yamaha. It also does both formats. :-?
     
  8. JoeH

    JoeH Well-Known Member

    I LOVE it when smoke comes outta the back of stuff. Reminds me of the "Good ol' Days" of analog and stuff that had to warm up to sound good.

    One of my earliest childhood memories involves taking stuff apart, and once even got a shock from sticking a pin into an AC socket.....almost had smoke coming out of the back of ME! :twisted:


    I guess the folks at DELL don't share my feelings right now, though..... :roll:
     
  9. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Hehe...probably not. Speaking of which - my mother called me at 2 in the morning yesterday to tell me of that battery recall because she thought I had a dell....Dangit MOM! I used to WORK for Dell, I don't OWN a Dell...ARRRRGGGHHHH....

    Oh...I rewired and reprogrammed a pocket simon game when I was a kid - made it so I would always win...Is that cheating or simply a work around? (Am I a geek if this reminds me of the scenario in Star Trek 2?)

    :roll:
     
  10. cnfrtblynmb

    cnfrtblynmb Guest

    if 5 years everyone will own one.
     
  11. Michael Fossenkemper

    Michael Fossenkemper Distinguished past mastering moderator Well-Known Member

    Really??? I think they said that 5 years ago. I don't even think they are creating content for DVD-A or SACD anymore.
     
  12. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Yeah really...you'd think by now they'd get the hint that no one wants to invest in 6 analog cables - they'd prefer some digital cable. (Although DVD-A is spec'ed to use HDMI but only a few manufacturers actually do).

    As for content, there are still a few folks creating content for both formats. Telarc is a leader in SACD production and a few symphonies live and die by their production of SACDs (San Fran comes to mind).

    J
     
  13. Michael Fossenkemper

    Michael Fossenkemper Distinguished past mastering moderator Well-Known Member

    hmmmm, doesn't seem like a receipe for "everyone will own one in 5 years".
     
  14. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Nope. Not unless they build it into the playstation or something. Even then, I doubt anyone will care.
     

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