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How to Encode Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus Audio with Minnetonka Surcode


How to Encode Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus Audio with Minnetonka Surcode




If you are looking for a reliable and easy way to encode your audio files into Dolby Digital or Dolby Digital Plus formats, you might want to check out Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoder. This is a plug-in that works with Adobe Creative Cloud and allows you to encode up to six audio channels (5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo) into a Dolby Digital (AC-3) or Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3) file or mixed into a video container file such as MPEG2 or MP4.


Minnetonka Surcode Dolby Digital Encoder



Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoder is a certified product by Dolby, which means that the encoded audio files are fully compatible with all Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus-branded software or hardware. Dolby Digital Plus is an advanced surround sound audio technology that's built into home theaters, smartphones, operating systems, and browsers. It also offers better sound quality and more flexibility than Dolby Digital.


To use Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoder, you need to have Adobe Creative Cloud installed on your computer. You can download the plug-in from Minnetonka Audio's website or from their network of resellers and distribution partners across the globe. The plug-in costs $295 and comes with a free trial version that you can use for 14 days.


Once you have installed the plug-in, you can access it from the Export Settings dialog box in Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe Media Encoder. You can choose the output format (Dolby Digital or Dolby Digital Plus), the bit rate, the channel mode, the dialog normalization level, and other parameters. You can also preview the encoded audio and adjust the settings until you are satisfied with the result.


Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital 5.1 Encoder is a powerful and convenient tool that can help you create high-quality surround sound audio files for your video projects. Whether you are working on a film, a TV show, a documentary, or a web video, you can use this plug-in to enhance your audio and deliver an immersive experience to your audience.


Why Choose Dolby Digital Plus?




Dolby Digital Plus is not just an upgrade of Dolby Digital, but a new audio technology that offers many benefits for both content creators and consumers. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose Dolby Digital Plus for your audio encoding needs:


  • Dolby Digital Plus supports up to 7.1 channels of surround sound, which means you can create more immersive and realistic soundtracks for your video projects. You can also use Dolby Digital Plus to encode Dolby Atmos content, which adds height and overhead channels for a three-dimensional sound experience.



  • Dolby Digital Plus is more efficient and flexible than Dolby Digital, which means you can encode your audio at higher bit rates and lower compression levels for better sound quality. You can also adjust the bit rate and channel mode according to your target platform and bandwidth constraints.



  • Dolby Digital Plus is backward-compatible with Dolby Digital, which means you can reach a wide audience of devices and systems that support Dolby Digital playback. Dolby Digital Plus can easily convert to a 640 kbps Dolby Digital signal without decoding and reencoding, for output via S/PDIF.



  • Dolby Digital Plus supports metadata parameters such as dialogue normalization and dynamic range control, which help you ensure a consistent and comfortable listening experience for your audience. You can also use metadata to enable future features and applications that enhance your audio content.



How to Get Started with Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital Plus?




If you are ready to encode your audio files with Minnetonka Surcode for Dolby Digital Plus, here are some steps to get you started:


  • Download and install the plug-in from Minnetonka Audio's website or from their network of resellers and distribution partners across the g