dts - surround sound quickly made its way onto Laserdiscs and then ultimately to DVD as a popular alternative to Dolby Digital. DTS, like Dolby Digital, is a lossy (compressed) surround sound format capable of discrete 5.1 and 6.1 channels of surround sound. DTS surround can flow via a standard digital cable unlike today's higher-resolution formats that require an HDMI cable. DTS was the audiophile's choice for music surround sound in the pre-DVD-Audio days. Most AV Receivers and preamps can decode DTS surround tracks from legacy formats like DVD and even Laserdisc. With the advent of Blu-Ray, DTS released new high-res and lossless formats, DTS-HD and DTS-HD MASTER Audio. DTS's competitor in the codec market is Dolby with Dolby Digital (AC3) and Dolby True HD
songs from tamil films in raw mode. i.e. files are with .dts extension, playable in VLC Player is quite easy. Some domestic CD/DVD players can recognise these format when burnt in data mode to media or in USB media, decode and output to 5.1 Channel analogue. As usual these files are with 768Kbps, 48KHz, 16 bit (3F/2RLFE).