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Offline Anne

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What Does This Mean?
« on: October 05, 2007, 09:28:58 AM »
At Amazon while looking at DVD's, one had this: Dub Sub Ac3 Dol Dts.  Does anyone know what it means?

Renfield

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Re: What Does This Mean?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2007, 09:42:05 AM »
At Amazon while looking at DVD's, one had this: Dub Sub Ac3 Dol Dts.  Does anyone know what it means?

Dub = Perhaps referring to some sort of voice-over, or simply to the original language of the audio track, sometimes referred to as the "dub".

Sub = Subtitles included, presumably.

Ac3 = I think it's an audio format of some sort. (Especially given: see below)

Dol = Very probably referring to Dolby Digital, an audio format.

Dts = Almost certainly referring to DTS, a high-end digital audio format.


I hope that helped! :)

Mark

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Re: What Does This Mean?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2007, 09:44:38 AM »
Dub = Perhaps referring to some sort of voice-over, or simply to the original language of the audio track, sometimes referred to as the "dub".

Sub = Subtitles included, presumably.

Ac3 = I think it's an audio format of some sort. (Especially given: see below)

Dol = Very probably referring to Dolby Digital, an audio format.

Dts = Almost certainly referring to DTS, a high-end digital audio format.


I hope that helped! :)

Looks sound to me.

Offline Anne

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Re: What Does This Mean?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2007, 10:04:54 AM »
Renfield and Mark,

Thank you for replying and so quickly.