Download the AC3 filter, a software filter that allows media players to play audio files encoded using the Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio codec. This codec is commonly used in DVDs, HDTV broadcasts, and other digital media. You will note that the AC3 filter decodes the audio data. It then sends it to the sound card for playback. Then enabling the media player to play the audio correctly. This allows to play video files with AC3 audio codec and other such codecs.
The AC3 Filter allows you to play audio files encoded using the Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio codec. These can be on a number of media players. These are not limited to the VLC, Potplayer, Media Player Classic, MPC-HC, Real Alternative as well as the Windows Media Player. It also enables the playback of multichannel audio. This filter is commonly used in movies and other high-quality audio sources. You will also note that the filter may also include features such as downmixing, which allows the audio to be played on devices that do not support multichannel audio. This can be very useful for many people who are mixing music tracks.
AC3 Filter with Potplayer
AC3 Filter with Real Alternative
AC3 Filter with MPC-HC
The MPC-HC (Media Player Classic – Home Cinema) is a popular, open-source media player. Once the filter is installed you will be able to listen to audio files encoded using the Dolby Digital (AC-3) audio codec in MPC-HC, you will need to have it installed. Some versions of the MPC-HC may also already include the filter by default. Note also that the Audio Codec Tag 2000 and 8192 may be requested when the filter is missing. This filter also solces the AC3 DVM codec missing. Also look at the AC-3 ACM Codec.