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How to Convert DTS to AC3

It's a very great experience to play HD MKV movies on a big TV screen. However, you may fail to play your MKV files on your TV, such as Samsung or LG smart TV. That's because your MKV files are with DTS audio, which is not so compatible with LG and Samsung TV etc. In a case like this, you have to convert your MKV files with DTS audio to MKV files with AC3 audio.

To convert DTS to AC3, Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) is the easiest way for you. It is a professional MKV DTS to AC3 converter. With it, you can convert DTS to AC3 just with a few simple clicks. And it gives you the great output effect, without affecting any audio & video quality of your MKV files.

This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to convert MKV DTS to AC3 on Windows platform. For Mac uers, the operation is extraordinarily similar, so you can also refer to this tutorial below.

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1 Import MKV DTS files to this DTS to AC3 converter

To import your MKV DTS files to this program, you can click the "Add Files" button to browse your computer and select the target files. Another simple way is to directly drag and drop your MKV DTS files from your computer to this app's window. Note that this app supports batch conversion.

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2 Set output format

Since you just need to change DTS audio to AC3 audio, you can still save your video files in MKV format. So here, select MKV as the output format but set AC3 as its audio codec.

Click the format icon on the Output Format pane of the window, and then go to "Format">"Video">"MKV". At last, the most important step is to click the Setting button at the bottom to set Audio Encoder as AC-3.

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Note: This app directly offers users with an optimized format for Samsung TV, LG TV, Sony TV and Panasonic TV. If you want to play MKV files on these TVs, you're advised to directly select the optimized format for your TV. So, you just go to "Device">"TVS" instead, and then select your TV type.

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3 Edit your videos (Optional)

Edit your videos if need, such as crop, trim, rotate, add effect, watermark, and subtitle etc. Simply click the "Edit" button in the video item bar to get the editing tool you want.

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4 Convert DTS to AC3

Click the "Convert" button to start DTS to AC3 conversion. This app will finish video conversion in minutes. If necessary, you can let this app run in the background, so you can do other jobs with no distractions.

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When it's done, you can get the output files by clicking the Open Folder button at the bottom of this window. Now, just transfer the files to your TV for playback.

Here is the brief video tutorial.

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Christine_Smith
Dear Sir, the windows verision of the software has a similar procedure to the Mac version. Please check Tech Specifications of Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. It supports Apple TV, iPhone, and etc. Also you can download the Mac version of the software to have a try, http://download.wondershare.com/video-converter-mac_full249.dmg
Billy
Fond the output options but still the tutorial doesn't help MAC users
Billy
Screenshot doesn't match the MAC version. I can't find the output format options nor the preset TV settings (only Xbox and some phone formats available but none for a TV)
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