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Video plays, no audio AAC-LC codec?

TheBlackMiniTheBlackMini Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass

Hey,

Just installed 1.8.0 embedded EGL on an Intel NUC and videos which use AAC-LC codec doesn't output audio?

Have I goofed up the settings?

Cheers,
TheBlackMini

Audio settings in OpenPHT:
Output 7.1
Passthrough enabled with all options ticked.

Output from MediaInfo on the file:
Format : Matroska
Format version : Version 4 / Version 2
Writing application : FastLE v3.0.0 - AVS
Writing library : libx264 + libebml + libmatroska + libfastrar

Video
ID : 1
Format : AVC
Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile : High@L3.1
Codec ID : V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC

Audio
ID : 2
Format : AAC
Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
Format profile : LC
Codec ID : A_AAC
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Channel positions : Front: L R
Sampling rate : 48.0 kHz
Frame rate : 46.875 FPS (1024 spf)
Compression mode : Lossy

Best Answer

  • TheBlackMiniTheBlackMini Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass
    Accepted Answer

    Preferences -> Cog Icon -> Audio Settings
    Change output to 2.0
    Scroll down to transcode audio

    Turns out I was passing through audio which my amplifier doesn't understand. Turned off passthrough and changed back to 7.1 and I've got audio working again.

Answers

  • RichardURichardU Members Posts: 8 ✭✭

    Same here. Also, the AAC audio plays fine through the Plex Roku app. I'm guessing we need to tell the Plex server to transcode this, but I haven't figured out how. Please post here if you figure this out and I'll do the same.

    Richard

  • TheBlackMiniTheBlackMini Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass

    So I've changed my output to 2.0 and enabled transcoding and it works. EAC3 doesn't work though, and I'd like to keep 7.1 enabled?

  • RichardURichardU Members Posts: 8 ✭✭

    Do you mind saying where exactly you enabled transcoding? I'll work on mine and see what I can find out.

  • TheBlackMiniTheBlackMini Members, Plex Pass Posts: 11 Plex Pass
    Accepted Answer

    Preferences -> Cog Icon -> Audio Settings
    Change output to 2.0
    Scroll down to transcode audio

    Turns out I was passing through audio which my amplifier doesn't understand. Turned off passthrough and changed back to 7.1 and I've got audio working again.

  • RichardURichardU Members Posts: 8 ✭✭

    Where are you finding these settings? I don't see them in my server or player.

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