Summary: Are you annoyed at how to stream AC3 audio into MX Player? This following tip just aims to give the reason and solution.
If you have a Android device, then you must installed the ultra popular MX player on it. Just like VLC is to
windows, MXplayer is there for Android. With more than 500 million users and a 4.4 rating, it is one of the most popular apps on the Google Play Store. But recently, it hit a snag and drew flak
from the users.
Everything was going smooth until the last few updates of the player rolled out. Suddenly, after the update, users weren’t lost audio on some of their video files. The latest update in MX player removes the audio codecs: AC3. So many users are facing problem of not running audio in some video formats. Mostly this problem comes when you open video of .MKV or .AVi movie print. You can see only a pictures without any audio or sometime you can not activate dubbed audio. I have also downloaded MX player Audio Coded Pack from Android Play store but it didn’t solved my AC3 Audio format not Supported problem.Ok, now let’s check how to get AC3 Audio codec in MX Player.
2 Ways to fix AC3 Format Not Supported Error in MX Player
Way 1. Download a custom-built codec and pointing to MX Player
Step 1: Navigate to MXplayer’s Settings and Tap on Decoder.
Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom of the menu and note down the architecture of your phone displayed under the Custom codec option. ( Note: In my case my phone’s architecture was ARMv7 NEON )
Alternatively for those who are not sure what their phone’s article is, you can download the “AIO pack “.
Step 3: Head over to the following link and download the AC3 codec file based on your phone’s architecture.
Download: AC3 and DTS Codec for MXplayer.
Step 4: Tap on Custom codec and select the codec file that you’ve downloaded from the link provided above.
That’s it, once the codec has been installed, MXplayer will request for a restart and then you can play videos with AC3 and DTS audio once again.
Way 2. Use a powerful Video/Audio Converter to convert AC3 audio to MX Player
To permanently solve MX Player play AC3 issues , you can also encode MX Player unsupported AC3 to MX Player more compatible AAC/MP3 format with a professional audio/video converter. Maybe you have tried some of the top video tools like Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, Idealshare or Zamzar. While Zamzar is limited to smaller files and Idealshare has minimal output values, and Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate will give you a massive number of input and output options. It is easy enough and you can get AC3 working with MX Player in minutes even if you don't have much experience with computers or MX player technology.
It not only makes it fast and easy to solve this problem by converting AC3 audio to AAC/MP3 audio that can works on MX Player, but also has the feature of converting other audio files AIFF, WAV, M4A, 3GA, WMA, CAF, DTS, APE, VOC, AMR, QCP, MP2, M4R, and more to MX Player supported audio format effortlessly.
What's more, as a MX Player video converter, it can convert almost all kinds of video files like H.265, MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, WMV, MPG, MOV, OGV, WTV, 3GP, 3G2, 3GPP, H.263, H.264, , RM, 720p/1080p/4K AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, M2T, TS, TOD, MOD, MXF etc to MX Player formats. The conversion process won't cause any video and audio loss. After that, you can play the files on MX Player with the original video and audio quality.
For people who are running on Mac OS X, please get iMedia Converter for Mac. Now please follow me to play AC3 on MX Player in three simple steps smoothly.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html
Simple guides to Convert AC3 to MX Player compatible formats for Playback
Step 1: Add AC3 files to the program.
Install and run the AC3 to MX Player converter software, click "File" button to load your source AC3 audio files or video files with AC3 audio. The converter supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files into it at a time.
Step 2: Choose output video file format.
Click the "Format" bar, from its drop-down list, choose one of MX Player supported video format such as avi, wmv, mp4, mkv, mpeg, mov, vob, divx, xvid, 3gp, mkv, flv, webm, etc to output. Or directly select "AAC - Advanced Audio Coding(*.aac)" or MP3 format from "Common Audio" which are all supported by MX Player.
Step 3: Click "Settings" to open "Profile" settings window, in "Audio" section, click "Codec" drop-down list, select MX Player playable AAC codec to output.
Step 4: Start the conversion.
Click the "Convert" button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to convert the AC3 file to MX Player. Once the conversion is finished, you will be able to get the output files via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly. Now you can enjoy the converted files to MX Player.