Dolby Encoding Engine

Dolby Encoding Engine

A file-based command line interface application for encoding Dolby Vision® and Dolby Audio™ content.

The Dolby Encoding Engine is a stand-alone, file-based software application, that supports encoding Dolby Vision, Dolby AC-4, Dolby Digital Plus™, Dolby Digital Plus with Dolby Atmos® content, Dolby TrueHD, and Dolby TrueHD with Dolby Atmos content while providing MP4/TS mixing functionality.

 

The Dolby Encoding Engine offers a set of batch processing functionalities as well as replaceable plug-ins for multiple processing blocks e.g., JPEG 2000 decoding, HEVC encoding, HEVC decoding. Dolby Encoding Engine includes a robust CLI and API which allows for straightforward integration into third-party products and workflows.

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Specifications

Dolby Vision encoding

·       Dolby Vision Profile 5

·       Dolby Vision Profile 8.1

·       Dolby Vision Profile 7 (Blu-ray)

·       Input formats: 

  • MXF mezzanine with interleaved or separate XML metadata
  • Apple ProRes mezzanine with separate XML metadata
  • MOV with sidecar Dolby Vision XML metadata (with Apple ProRes video essence) 
  • JPEG 2000 files with separate XML metadata
  • TIFF with separate XML metadata

·       Output formats: Elementary video stream, MP4, and TS

·       Supports partial encoding pipeline execution for distributed encoding

 

Video encoding

·       HDR10 from Dolby Vision mezzanine formats

·       SDR Encoding from Dolby Vision mezzanine formats

·       Supports partial encoding pipeline execution for distributed encoding

 

Dolby Digital Plus with Dolby Atmos content

·       Input formats: Dolby Atmos Master File set, BWAV ADM mezzanine, IAB, 9.1.6, 5.1.4 wav 

·       Output formats: Dolby Digital Plus with Dolby Atmos Elementary audio stream, MP4 and TS

·       Supports automatic loudness measurement with the Intelligent Loudness metadata generation

 

Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus

·       Encoding of 7.1, 5.1, Stereo, and Mono formats

·       Input formats: WAV input files as interleaved or discrete

·       Output formats: Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus Elementary audio, MP4, and TS

·       Supports automatic loudness measurement or correction with the Intelligent Loudness metadata generation

·       Dolby E/Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus to Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus Transcoding

 

Dolby TrueHD with Dolby Atmos with Dolby Atmos content

·       Input formats: Dolby Atmos Master File set, BWAV ADM mezzanine, IAB, 9.1.6, 5.1.4 wav 

·       Output formats: Dolby TrueHD with Dolby Atmos MLP audio stream, MP4

·       Supports automatic loudness measurement with the Intelligent Loudness metadata generation

 

Dolby TrueHD 

·       Encoding of 7.1, 5.1, Stereo, and Mono formats

·       Input formats: WAV input files as interleaved or discrete

·       Output formats: Dolby TrueHD MLP file, MP4

·       Supports automatic loudness measurement

 

Batch processing functions

·       Multiple resolution encoding

·       Multiple data rate encoding

·       Multiple input encoding

·       Multiple output locations

 

MP4 and TS multiplexing

·       Supports the encoding of audio and video inputs to MP4 and TS containers

·       Supports pass-through of audio or video elementary stream

 

Dolby AC-4 immersive stereo

·       Input formats: Dolby Atmos Master File set, BWAV ADM mezzanine, IAB, 5.1 wav 

·       Output formats: Dolby AC-4 audio streams with virtualized immersive stereo, MP4 

·       Supports automatic loudness measurement with the Intelligent Loudness metadata generation

·       Music album encoding

 

Plug-ins

·       Open-source plug-ins are available on GitHub

 

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