DTS has introduced DTS-HD Master Audio Suite (MAS) v1.5. The new version of the audio mastering software for next-generation optical disc formats will ship this month. Pricing was not announced.
DTS-HD MAS is used by professional audio engineers in order to prepare audio streams for mastering on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD media. It encodes audio in a variety of formats including DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES 6.1, DTS Digital Surround and DTS Express. The software also produces DVD-V and Surround Music CD content.
New features in the 1.5 release include support for Blu-ray Disc interactive Secondary Audio streams, compatibility with Intel-based Macs, and a standalone version of the DTS-HD StreamPlayer application.