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Is there a setting in VLC to change default audio output to 5. Karan I guess if the source is not in 5. Could be your audio driver can do that. At the bottom of the right-hand navigation select the All radio-button under the Show settings area bottom left of the interface.

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Select your "Output device" and "Speaker configuration" from the drop down menus. Restart VLC. Synetech Robin West Robin West 3 3 silver badges 2 2 bronze badges.

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Best answer. This was working for me. No such options under Mac OS X. Jim Jim 41 2 2 bronze badges. Victor Victor 5 5 bronze badges. Okay, then this answer is probably not what you're looking for. Victor "it should automatically detect whether the source media is surround sound or not. Go to "Audio" on left or on top if VLC 3. Restart VLC Hope that will be helpful for someone Jiab77 Jiab77 11 4 4 bronze badges.

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How to enable 5.1 surround sound in VLC on OSX over HDMI

Why is this removed? Re: VLC 2. But it was definitely never grayed out.


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I used it quite often to play all 5. Audio channels is greyed out when the active track has surround channel in VLC 2. So please advice how is this option greyed out for the multychannel playback if we see on the screenshots exactly the opposite?

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Now i see it Thanks for calrifying. So I was talking about Audio device. Now you can select a sound card instead of down mixing.

Speaker setup

I guess that might be useful. But the question remains, how can I now get 5.

Thanx for your answers though. Edit: Btw why not just move the old Audio Device menu items to the Stereo mode menu, since it isn't used anyway for 5.

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The 'stereo mode' for stereo sound you can then have Stereo, Left, Right, Reverse stereo and for 5. Or how does that work on this forum?

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