Dolby ATMOS & HDR in Win 7 or 8

Dolby ATMOS & HDR in Win 7 or 8

Post#1 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:24 pm

Has anyone found a way to achieve this? My first thought would be to use an external video player but I'm not sure if those formats are even playable on anything except WIn 10. I looked at PowerDVD 17 but the site claims you need at least Win 10 build 1511 with fall updates in order to get 4k content.
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Post#2 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:00 pm

It looks like there is build of LAV in the pipes that includes BD UHD disc support & BD menu support. If sharks can get this into their codec pack maybe we could see this in WMC?? There looks to be quite a bit of enthusiasm about this over at the JRiver forums, and someone has found a way to copy SOME BD UHD discs. I'm guessing that's why developers are starting to find ways to introduce things like HDR into media center software.

EDIT!! I might not be understanding correctly about the BD Menus but here is this from the JRiver Forum

Summary for this thread:
- Unencrypted UHD BD Playback support is now possible in MC (needs manual update from LAV Nightlies for now)
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Post#3 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:31 pm

I finally sorted this out. IF you bitstream the audio I believe you can get dolby atmos in WMC BUT HDR require support in LAV relies on support from the video renderer as well, which is something EVR in win 7 does not support.
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