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DVD Forum approves HD DVD audio specifications

Written by Jari Ketola @ 25 Sep 2004 16:58

DVD Forum approves HD DVD audio specifications DVD Forum has confirmed the audio track specifications for the HD DVD video discs. In their 27th Steering Committee Meeting held this week they approved the following audio formats: DD+ Lossy (mandatory), DTS++ Lossy (mandatory), MLP 2-Channel Lossless (mandatory), DTS++ Lossless (optional).
Dolby Digital Plus offers efficient coding at lower or limited bitrates. The lossless 2-channel MLP provides a 24-bit, 192kHz track. The specifications for the lossy and lossless DTS++ are currently not publicly available.

In addition to deciding on the HD DVD audio track formats, the committee approved the version 2.9 specifications of Dual Layer DVD-R, as well as specifications for recordable and rewritable High Density DVD discs.

Source: DVD Forum

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