AC3 stands for Audio Codec 3, a file format used for lossy compression of audio tracks in DVDs, Blu-ray, MKV, AVI, MP4 and other video formats, as well as HDTV broadcast.
AC3 tracks can produce 5.1 surround sound, thanks to a subwoofer output. To reproduce it fully one needs a supported playback device – a DVD player connected to a home theater amplifier, for example. However, say, you need a Dolby AC3 audio Mac playback? How to play AC3 on Mac? What would you start with?
Elmedia Player allows you to playback AC3 files on your Mac with minimal effort.
You might want to know that apart from AC3 Elmedia Player supports a large number of formats, including FLV, XAP, RM and RV (Real), MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV. The application also allows you to set up media output parameters and offers a number of customizable options, and as you have seen it is extremely easy-to-use.
1. Get the app from App Store.
Download Elmedia Multiformat Video Player, install and open it on your computer.
2. Add AC3 file to Elmedia Library and play it back.
This is how you can do it:
3. That’s it, could it be any easier?