What’s DTS?

DTS stand for Digital Theater Systems Digital Sound and is a product of DTS, Inc., DTS is a multichannel audio compression format similar to Dolby Digital/AC3 used in MKV formats, DVD-video discs, DVD-audio, 5.1 channel audio CDs, and some movie theaters. DTS differs from Dolby Digital in that it generally uses higher data rates and many have the opinion that DTS is better quality. DTS can only be on a DVD-video disc if accompanied by a Dolby Digital or LPCM track (for North America) or mpeg audio and LPCM (European Community) to ensure compatibility, because DVD players are only required to decode those standards in those regions.

What’s AC3?

AC3 is a file extension for surround sound audio files used on DVDs format. The AC3 file format was created by Dolby Labs for use in a Dolby Digital audio on DVD, Blu-ray and other digital video formats. AC3 stands for Audio Coding 3. AC-3 is the sound format for digital television ( DTV ), digital versatile discs ( DVD s), high definition television ( HDTV ), and digital cable and satellite transmissions. AC-3 is a 5.1 format, which means that it provides five full-bandwidth channels, front left, front right, center, surround left, and surround right.

Why convert DTS to AC3?

Many devices like Popcorn Hour A-110, Apple TV, HDTV, DVD Player, etc support AC3 audio playback, but can’t play DTS audio. The videos like VOB, MKV with DTS codec will fail to play on Popcorn Hour A-110, Apple TV, HDTV, DVD Player, etc. So if you want to enjoy the DTS audio or VOB with DTS codec, MKV with DTS codec, you need convert dts to ac3, convert VOB DTS to AC3, MKV DTS to AC3 first with a powerful DTS to AC3 ConverterU2USoft Video Converter for Windows 10/8/7 or Video Converter for Mac, which is a great DTS to AC3, DTS to AAC converter.

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* Works as MKV audio converter: convert DTS audio in MKV files to AC3 (Dolby Digital), AAC, MP3, M4A, FLAC, etc. in MKV files;

* Convert AC3 to AAC, DTS to MP3 and more;

* Merger multiple video/audio clips into one, cut off the unwanted part;

* Convert MKV to MP4, MOV or any formats you need..

How to Convert DTS Audio to AC3?

How to convert DTS to AC3 with 5.1 channels? How to Play DTS files on Popcorn Hour A-110, Apple TV, HDTV, DVD Player, etc? The Video Converter as the best DTS to AC3 Converter, which can help you convert DTS files to AC3, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WMA, WAV, etc with perfect quality and 5.1 channels. Moreover, it supports converting videos encoded with DTS codec to AC3, such as VOB DTS to AC3 conversion, MKV DTS to AC3 conversion, MKV DTS to AAC conversion, etc.

Step 1: Free Download this DTS file to AC3 Converter, install and launch it.

Step 2: Click “Add” button to load DTS file(s), And you can preview or play the selected DTS files.

select ac3 and 5.1 channels

Step 3: To convert DTS to AC3, please Click “Profile” combo-box to select AC3 as the output file, if you want to convert DTS to AAC, just select AAC. And you can set the parameters like audio channels of audio codec, set it to 5.1 channels if you like in the right panel as follow:

select ac3 and 5.1 channels

Step 4: Click “Browse”to select an output path for saving your AC3 files:

Step 5: Click “Convert” button to start the conversion of DTS to AC3 5.1 by using this best DTS Converter, DTS to AC3 Converter, then the conversion as follows:

Well. After the conversion, you could get your AC3 file with 5.1 channels and play them on PC, on Popcorn Hour A-110, Apple TV, HDTV, DVD Player, etc whenever you want.