Dolby TrueHD and DTS-MA audio are always contained in most Blu-ray discs recently to provide the richest, clearest, most powerful enhanced sound for your home theater, especially higher quality TrueHD 7.1 channels, you can gain even greater realism from its lossles audio surrondings. And you tried all your means to keep Dolby TrueHD 7.1 passthrough by backup blu-ray to lossless MKV. Unfortunately, Video with MKV can't be played in Apple TV. But the media player in Apple TV can decode Dolby 7.1 passthrough tracks. In that case, what flick will kick your subs into overdrive and light up every single channel of surround, immersing you in a dizzying swirl of hard-core digital cinema soundscape?! That's why so many people want to convert the audio of an MKV to MP4 with TrueHD 7.1 surrounding track. If you also need to convert MKV to MP4 without downmix 7.1 channel to 5.1 or even lower, a powerful and professional tool can help you do this job quickly and easily.
As for the video converter tool, honestly, lots of users must consider to embrace Handbrake, because it's free and has strong capability to handle all kinds of formats to any one you want, such as, MKV to MOV, MKV to MP4 blablabla... But wait, recently more and more users have encountered the problem about Handbrake can't pass-through 7.1 TrueHD, for example,
"I have ripped numerous MKV to hard disk using Handbrake and they all play perfectly, with the HD 5.1 or AAC soundtrack being correctly played back. I opened my MKV with Dolby 7.1 channel as usual, selected the main program file and converted to hard disk. But the sound is intermittent and unlistenable obviously. And I googled and found there are many similiar case as mine on Reddit, so I'm wondering if there were any free options available for converting my Blu-ray rips in a way that will keep the TrueHD and LPCM audio tracks to passthrough to my AVR?"
Well, I'd say, you come to the right place to seek for an alternative way to convert Blu-ray or TrueHD 7.1 MKV files but keeping the TrueHD audio track. As the above mentioned, the Dolby TrueHD technology can take to make your system shine and turn your guests green with envy, so there may be no one willing to loose the wonderful audio while transcoding MKV to MP4. Since Handbrake can't support 7.1 TrueHD, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is known as the derserable alternative solution for you, which is able to read TureHD audio and output 7.1 TrueHD passthrough. It is NO.1 MKV to MP4 video converter app.
With it you can convert MKV to almost all the popular video format and convert between any file formats including MKV to ISO, MKV to FCP X/7, MKV to Samsung TV and more. The most important is that, this software enables you to convert MKV (with Dolby TrueHD 7.1) to a common video with TrueHD 7.1 audio passthrough as you want. For Windows users, here is the windows version.
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First of all, find the MKV videos files that contains 7.1 surrounding audio tracks on your PC, and then directly drag the files you want from the computer to this software's conversion pane. Of course, there is another way you can use to import your video files. Just simply click the "Add File" button in the program's window.
To keep TrueHD 7.1 audio, you can hit the "Select Format" bar and choose "MultiTrack" > "Multi-track MP4" as the output format. If you like, you could go to the bottom of the "Output Format" panel, and then click the "Settings" option. In the pop-up "Setting" window, you can optimize your own video by adjusting their encoder, resolution, framerate, bitrate etc., but just keep your desired Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio channel.
Click "Strart" button to run converting Dolby TrueHD 7.1 MKV to MP4 with TrueHD 7.1 passthrough for your home theater for getting wonderful enjoyment.
After conversion, you could transfer your MP4 with 7.1 channel to the device for friendly playback, you could click "Media Server" of Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to streamlessly transfer the MP4 to your Apple TV or home theatre projector which can be used as AV receiver for Dolby True HD 7.1 audio channel wirelessly. Based on the advanced IP sharing technology, just "ONE CLICK" it allows you to share any file to your TV within minutes. So what are you still waiting for, just action and enjoy your great movies with stereo authotic Dolby 7.1 passthrough.
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