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Definition of Ac3

Ac3 Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
AC3 Audio File Format
Sound Escape Glossary of Terms
Also known as Dolby Digital . This term usually refers to the connector found on a DVD decoder card, or DVD player that sends the 5.1 channel Dolby Digital has 6 discrete digital audio channels: 5 seperate full-bandwidth channels (for front left and right, center, and back left and right) and 1 "low frequency effects" subwoofer channel. Some receivers have Dolby Digital decoding built-in; others are simply Dolby Digital "ready" with inputs for hooking up an external Dolby Digital decoder.
Ac3 Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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AC3 or AC-3 may refer to:

Video games
  • Ace Combat 3, part of the Ace Combat series of video games
  • Armored Core 3, part of the Armored Core series of video games
  • Assassin's Creed III, part of the Assassin's Creed series of video games

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Dolby Digital is the name for audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories. It was originally named Dolby Stereo Digital until 1994. Except for Dolby TrueHD, the audio compression is lossy. The first use of Dolby Digital was to provide digital sound in cinemas from 35mm film prints. It is now also used for other applications such as HDTV broadcast, DVDs,  Blu-ray Discs and game consoles.

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