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MKV - Convert DTS soundtrack to AC3

If you have an MKV file with DTS sound track and you can not read it, this little tutorial is for you ...

First step: extract the DTS audio track to convert it

  • Download Mkvmerge 2.9.8
  • Launch the program "mkvextractgui.exe" (it should be in the directory mkvmerge)
  • Click on the button (with three points) to the right of the "input" field to open your mkv (which is actually in DTS)
  • Check the "Content" field of the soundtrack
  • Then click on "extraction", it will extract the mkv in the directory by default

Second step: the conversion

  • Download EAC3toGUI.
  • starts "eac3togui.exe"
  • Right of the "source file" option click on "browse" and will seek your extracted DTS soundtrack.
  • Then click on "convert" and wait for termination of the process.

Third step: Remixing

  • Launch the program "mkvextractgui.exe" and open your file with your original dts soundtrack by clicking on the " add " option.
  • In the field where the tracks appear, uncheck the DTS soundtrack.
  • Re-click on add and will seek your soundtrack in AC3. Then check off.
  • Click on Start Mixing and it should be ok.

Thanks to Arkandill for this tip.

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