Archived from groups: rec.video.desktop (More info?
On a sunny day (Fri, 07 May 2004 15:38:50 +1200) it happened Brian
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in <email@example.com>:
>If I were to setup where I wanted the sounds located in a surround
>sound setup (eg using Pinnacle 9) then saved the video as a DV avi
>file would the surround sound information be saved also or would I
>need to save the file as an mpg2 file?
Surround would require AC3.
You can of cause make your own format .AVI file...
Best is DVD format, where the video is mpeg2, and the audio mp2 or
In such a case you can have up to 8 audio channels.
I doubt Pinacle supports authoring it though.
I do it in Linux all the time.http://ip51cf87c4.direct-adsl.nl/panteltje/dvd/
In windows the soft to author that will cost some money I think.