Kodi 18 - No audio playback in Youtube downloaded video files

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Zammo Offline
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Just installed Kodi 18 (June 17th build), but that was the first one I installed on my Windows 10 NUC PC, so I can not say if an older build worked. Everything plays brilliantly, except for any Youtube downloaded files (which I use JDownloader2 to download). The video plays fine but there is never any sound. It shows up as AAC but also shows up as UND under language in Kodi. It is not a problem with AAC in general because every non-youtube video I have with AAC plays fine. Also those YT videos play fine outside of Kodi on the PC, so I have the correct codecs on my PC. This is the only annoyance stopping me using Kodi as my dedicated player, as I download a lot from YT to watch offline. My old Dune HD player can play them fine, but I want to ditch that now. Any ideas ? Great work on everything else guys.

Here is a royalty free video clip for anyone to test that (it should have music playing) was downloaded from YT that won't play any sound (same as others) : http://www.storespace.net/royaltyfree.mp4


Below is a MediaInfo snapshot of what the audio info says...........

Audio
ID : 2
Format : AAC
Format/Info : Advanced Audio Codec
Format profile : LC
Codec ID : 40
Duration : 1 min 15 s
Bit rate mode : Variable
Bit rate : 126 kb/s
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Channel positions : Front: L R
Sampling rate : 44.1 kHz
Frame rate : 43.066 FPS (1024 spf)
Compression mode : Lossy
Stream size : 1.13 MiB (10%)
Title : ISO Media file produced by Google Inc.
Encoded date : UTC 2016-08-12 23:39:20
Tagged date : UTC 2016-08-12 23:39:20
(This post was last modified: 2017-06-18 16:54 by Zammo.)
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The linked sample plays fine on my Mac.
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Plays fine on linux using kodi.

Hint: No Debug Log no issue

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Linked sample works for me on my windows 10 computer using kodi 18 64-bits

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Zammo Offline
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Thanks for testing guys.

So what does this mean then ? If it works on someone elses Windows 10 64bit machine then where could the fault lie ? It can't be my amp because if I just minus down Kodi and then play the exact same file in Windows 10 it plays out of the amp fine. Also any other video files play fine in Kodi. I have put the Log below. Any ideas ? Thanks.

Kodi Log : https://pastebin.com/eWPjDvm4
(This post was last modified: 2017-06-18 22:04 by Zammo.)
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fritsch Offline
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Remove the Traktor audio and try again.

"Your most vocal users are not reflective of your userbase" J.M.
"Of course, they [XP Users and people with outdated hardware] need to tell the world about the kind of hero they are, and block innovation for everyone else because their decades old OS / hardware needs to work =p" nevcairiel (ffmpeg)
No Debug Log no issue.
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