[vdr] Default Audio Track

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Sat Aug 13 11:29:56 CEST 2011

On 13.08.2011 10:41, Dominic Evans wrote:
> A number of UK HD channels have the 'audio description' track as the
> first audio track in the stream
> e.g.,
>      Stream #0.0[0x201]: Video: h264 (Main), yuv420p, 1920x1080 [PAR
> 1:1 DAR 16:9], 56.55 fps, 50 tbr, 90k tbn, 50 tbc
>      Stream #0.1[0x281](NAR): Audio: mp2, 48000 Hz, stereo, s16, 192 kb/s
>      Stream #0.2[0x295](eng): Audio: ac3, 48000 Hz, 5.1, s16, 384 kb/s
> When playing back in VDR frontend it always just defaults to the first
> audio track in the stream, requiring a switch each time.
> Is it possible to make VDR default to automatically pick the highest
> quality (e.g. 5.1>  stereo) local-language tagged audio track?

You could try to set the preferred audio language to "English" in
Setup/DVB. It should then automatically select the track marked
with "eng" over the one marked with "NAR".


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