How to Fix AC3 Audio Format not Supported Error in MX Player: MX Player is one of the well-known and popular video and music player in the Googe Play Store. it has over 100 Million downloads in the play store. Due to some of the licensing issues, MX Player has removed some of its codec like AC3, DTS, MLP. So now the users are facing some of the problems like ”AC3 Audio Format not Supported error”, If you are facing the same problem then you are at the right place. By following the below-given instructions you can easily resolve this error.
In order to resolve this error firstly, you need to download the missing codec from your player. but before downloading you need to check your player’s custom codec you need to follow the below-given steps
Find Your Custom codec
Step 1: Firstly open the MX Player
Step 2: Now go to Main Menu
Step 3: Now under Main Menu select Settings
Step 4: Under Settings click the option Decoder
Step 5: Now scroll down and at the bottom of the page you will find your player’s Custom codec.
Now once you have got your Custom Codec, you can download the suitable codec for your MX Player which will resolve your problem.
Before downloading the Codec don’t forget to check your MX Player’s version.
To check the version Open the App > Menu > Help > About
Under About page, you will find the current version of your player.
Make sure that the Player is running on 1.7.40 / 1.8.0alpha
If your MX Player is outdated, then update it to the above version before downloading the codec.
Click on this link to download the suitable Codec for your Player.
Once you have entered to the above download link, you will be instructed to download the suitable Codec for your MX Player. If you are not sure about which is the suitable Codec for your Player, then you can simply download any one of the Codec given below.
Now once you have successfully downloaded the suitable Codec, the very next and last step you have to perform is to add the downloaded Codec to your MX Player. They are two types of method to add the codec to your MX Player. You can use any one of them which you find easier to you.
Make sure that the downloaded zip file of the Codec is in the internal storage of your phone, if not then move it your internal storage.
You have to do nothing; the MX Player will automatically detect the Custom Codec if it is suitable to it. Once it has finished detecting a pop up will rise on your display, press OK to get started.
In order to make sure that whether the codec is added to the player or not you need to To check the version Open the App > Menu > Help > About
Under About page, you will find the current version of your player, and right below the version of the codec will be displayed.
The other method you can use to add the Codec is to go to Main Menu > Settings > Decoder
Under Decoder a pop-up will rise on display and, you just need to press oK to get started.
That’s it. You have successfully resolved the ”AC3 Audio Format not Supported” error on your MX Player. Now enjoy watching your favorite movies and other stuff on your MX Player without any problem.
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