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Old 09-21-2009, 01:30 AM   #1
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Default Blu Ray and .m4a & .flac format

Is it possible to play any lossless audio format (.m4a or .flac) on Blu Ray Home Theater ?

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Old 09-21-2009, 02:13 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

I think you are a little confused (or at least your question isn't clear.)

Blu-Ray is a disc format which requires blu-ray compatible components to read/play it.

Are you asking whether you can play lossless audio on your blu-ray player? Or if you can burn these formats to a BD-R and then play it on your blu-ray player?

You will have to provide some more info.

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Old 09-21-2009, 02:21 AM   #3
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Thanks for your help

To be more accurate, If I have some audio files on a hard drive connected to a Blu-Ray player, can I play them ? I know it's question of audio codec, but can a Blu-Ray player do that ? Compare to dvd player, I haven't found any player who can read these format


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Old 09-21-2009, 12:01 PM   #4
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I don't think Blu-ray players are built for those formats. Unless the receiver does.
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:37 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by RiseDarthVader View Post
I don't think Blu-ray players are built for those formats. Unless the receiver does.
You're correct - I think only computers can play those formats. I think there is a workaround for a PS3 to handle flac, but I'm not sure - I think Crackinheads does this. The only machine that can play every format is a PC and even it can't play SACD.
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:20 PM   #6
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the answer to your question is no.
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:40 PM   #7
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Default it's a feature of the player

OPPO has FLAC support in model bdp-93 and maybe earlier. I've checked Samsung and they appear not to currently. Still looking though why keep looking when OPPO is great.

Again, I have to ask, since we're talking Blu-ray (High Def) why not audio? If your going to go to the trouble of supporting audio files why stop at the disgusting mp3 format?
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Hmm. Interesting topic. We plan on buying a 3D PC with a 1.4 hdmi output from a Nvidia video card. We plan on hooking up the PC through a high speed HDMI cable to my Onkyo TX-SR609 Receiver. We have ALOT of .flac music files. I have no idea how to check if the receiver will hopefully play those files.
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