Why won’t my Dolby receiver play my SurCode DTS CD/DVD files?

Dolby Labs licenses Dolby Digital decoders and Digital Theater Sound licenses DTS decoders. They are separate, competing companies and have separate proprietary decoders to properly handle their own type of lossy compressed data back into audio. Look on the face plate of your AVR/receiver or disc player for a Dolby and/or DTS badge, which indicates that a certified decoder is present.

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