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AC3 stereo fold down

My 5.1 mix is finished, dial norm came out to -26. I'm ready to make an AC3 for the screening test. The Question: How do I ensure the stereo fold down of the AC3 doesn't clip? Is there a some kind ...
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5.1 DVD Audio Formats

Making DVDs : When a dvd is made. Is it true that they usually put it in this order : 1.L - 2.R - 3.C - 4.LFE - 5.Ls - 6.Rs - 7.Lt - 8.Rt - and when the dvd is read and a 5.1 audio system is detected ...
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5.1 to Stereo, Making an AC3

FYI in case its applicable : I work in a 5.1 environment (Using pro tools 11 HD) that's acoustically treated (by professionals of course) and my system is calibrated. My room is smaller so I find I ...
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creating an AC3 file

So long story short, I need to make an 5.1 AC3 for a local showing of a recent feature project. I don't have enough time to completely study up on the subject, but I'm picking up bits and pieces. I'm ...
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ac3 encoders any free or poor man priced ones?

I have just finished my first surround mix and after supplying the 6 channels for a DCP creation I was asked to create ac3 files to use on a dvd. Nuendo 5.5 does not offer this as an export option. ...
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AC3 Creation and Dialnorm Settings — Best Practices

Hi All, I'm a little confused on the correct way to measure for and set the dialnorm metadata value when creating an AC3 for delivery to a client. Here's a scenario I just went through: A month or ...