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Bypassing Windows Media Foundation in Windows 7 Media Center.

Microsoft Media Foundation is the next generation multimedia platform for Windows that enables developers, consumers, and content providers to embrace the new wave of premium content with enhanced robustness, unparalleled quality, and seamless interoperability. OK, whatever.  It was a decent step forward for Microsoft, but the rest of us were miles ahead in playing back more »

Audio tips with ffdshow and AC3Filter.

For the longest time, I’ve encoded most of my movies with AAC audio since I can go pretty low on the bitrate while still keeping all the original channels plus excellent audio quality compared to the source.  Recently, I stopped encoding AC3 (although, depending on the length of the movie, I will encode DTS on more »