Hi Tom,

Sorry for the misunderstanding. Since I still work in the movie 
industry, I read "movies" into your original post. That said, I can't 
advise on the software but you might try Sourceforge as well.


Corey Bailey Audio Engineering

On 1/31/2016 5:55 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
> Hi Corey:
> This is not true of music-only BluRay discs. I know this for a fact 
> from the folks at Decca/UMG. They have been putting out music BluRay 
> discs that have both 2-channel 96/24 and multi-channel 96/24. See the 
> accompanying BluRay disc with the recent reissue of the Allman 
> Brothers "Idlewild South", the Collin Davis/LSO recording of Handel's 
> Messiah, etc. These types of BluRay discs have had more uptake in 
> Europe and Japan than here. I think it's somewhat new to include on in 
> a rock deluxe reissue like the Allmans. I think UMG has been the main 
> player in this product, with Sony sticking more with SACD, but I might 
> be wrong about that. There are also plenty of music-centric DVDs out 
> there that are NOT non-lossy high-rez, such as the Beatles "One" 
> deluxe and also the accompanying DVD to "Love," which were just Dolby 
> multi-channel DVD sound, plus the Talking Heads "DuoDisc" reissues 
> that had CD on one side and DVD with lossy-matrixed surround on the 
> other side, like a movie. But, don't forget about releases from 
> Classic and others that were true DVD-Audio and included high-rez 
> 2-channel and either 48/16 or 48/24 multi-channel. It's also worth 
> including the caveat that most of the modern low-priced BluRay/DVD 
> players won't support DVD-Audio and may not support BluRay high-rez 
> audio.
> I'm not interested in extracting movie soundtrack info in "high def," 
> and agree that most of the stuff on movie BluRays is at best 48/24. 
> What I was asking about is, has anyone had first-hand experience with 
> the method described in the link to extract high-rez WAV from MUSIC 
> BluRay discs, ie those discs that do hold high-rez content?
> -- Tom Fine
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Extracting WAV from BluRay audio discs
>> Hi Tom,
>> The audio standard in the movie industry, from production to finished 
>> mix, is 24 Bit, 48kHz, BWF. It won't get any better that that, even 
>> for new releases (born digital). For everything pre BluRay, the audio 
>> has been most likely re-purposed from the NTSC DVD it was originally 
>> released on (16/48 which, was 24 bit truncated to 16 bit). I'm even 
>> aware of situations where the original files for the standard 
>> definition DVD were unable to be restored from archival copies and 
>> the producing company resorted to ripping, and then converting, the 
>> AC3 file from a commercial release for re-purposing to BluRay.
>> Sorry if I burst your bubble.
>> Corey
>> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
>> On 1/30/2016 5:11 AM, Tom Fine wrote:
>>> Has anyone had success with this method of extracting WAV (or FLAC) 
>>> high-resolution audio from BluRay discs?
>>> -- Tom Fine