Which is best PCM or Dolby Digital?
PCM is uncompressed raw audio. Dolby Digital is compressed audio (somewhat like an mp3), that is essentially the PCM version, and compressed in a lossy manner. So in general PCM will sound better, since the Dolby Digital version is made from it.
What is the difference between Dolby Digital and PCM?
The PCM audio recorded on DVD is a two-channel digital, stereo audio track. The Dolby Digital® technology, which was originally called AC3, was developed specifically for multi-channel applications, including film sound and digital surround sound in the home. Dolby Digital® technology uses a 5.1 or six channel format.
Is PCM good for surround sound?
PCM is used in CD, DVD, Blu-ray, and other digital audio applications. When used in surround-sound applications, it’s often referred to as linear pulse code modulation (LPCM).
Should I set audio to PCM?
PCM is best suited to those who do not have an AV receiver and output the sound via the TV boxes. This also calls for PCM: If you want to output HD sound formats such as Dolby True HD or DTS HD, but the AV receiver does not support them.Aug 20, 2020