DRP - Dolby Reference Player

DRP - Dolby Reference Player

A UI application for Playback and QC of encoded Dolby Audio content


Dolby Reference Player is a standalone, live and file based software application, that supports QC and playback of Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus , Dolby TrueHD, Dolby AC-4 and Dolby Atmos.


Dolby Reference Player offers an intuitive UI which allows users to monitor audio levels across all channels, supports Atmos rendering to a specified speaker configuration and provides valuable bitstream information for QC.

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Audio Codecs
  • Dolby AC-4
  • Dolby TrueHD 
  • Dolby TrueHD with Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Digital Plus
  • Dolby Digital Plus with Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Digital


File Formats     
  • .ac4
  • .mlp
  • .ec3
  • .eb3
  • .ac3


Video Codecs
  • Apple ProRes


Speaker Layouts 
  • 2.0, 3.1, 5.1, 7.1, 9.1
  • 5.1.2, 5.1.4
  • 7.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.4, 7.1.6
  • 9.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.4, 9.1,6


Container Formats
  • MPEG‐2 transport streams (.ts, .trp, and .m2ts)
  • MPEG‐4 (.mp4)
  • QuickTime File Format (.mov)


Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10 64 bit
  • Apple macOS from 10.12 to 10.15

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