HTPC for streaming 3D Blu-ray ISO with full audio
"I've got a full home theater system right now with a BD player and gaming console connected to a Denon receiver. (2112ci) Ideally, I'd like this new HTPC to serve as a ripper/player with a single HDMI cable sending 1080P 3D Blu-ray ISO with Dolby True HD/DTS Master Audio to my receiver to be decoded."
How to get full audio from 3D Blu-ray ISO?
Both Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio are lossless codec for 7.1 surround sound. If your original 3D Blu-ray ISO are encoded with both Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio, and in addition, your Denon receiver arms with the capability to decode both those two audio codec, you can get a full audio playback of your 3D Blu-ray ISO with audio receiver by making a lossless audio copy of your original media source in MKV format with all the audio tracks preserved.
Application to output Dolby True HD/DTS Master Audio
There is a solution in hand called Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows(top 3d Blu-ray ripper copier)/Mac to assist you complete the task. It not only has the decoding support for common 2D Blu-ray disc, ISO files and BDMV folder, but is also capable of handling 3D Blu-ray disc, ISO files and BDMV folder. Besides that, pass through the Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio in your original 3D Blu-ray ISO files, you can backup your files into a lossless Multi-track MKV format which helps to preserve all the audio tracks in your original 3D Blu-ray ISO files. Then you can make a full audio playback of your 3D Blu-ray ISO with your Denon audio receiver.
Besides enabling you to pass through Dolby True HD and DTS Master Audio, you can also choose to preserve other audio codecs in your original Blu-ray disc such as Dolby Digital 5.1 and AAC Stereo for Apple TV 3.
Step 1: Load 3D Blu-ray ISO image files.
Launch the program on your computer, click "File" drop-down list, select "Load IFO/ISO" to add 3D Blu-ray ISO image files.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From "format" drop-down list, select "Multi-track Video" > "Lossless/Encoded Multi-track MKV (*.mkv)" as output format for streaming to your audio receiver.
Step 3: Adjust multi-task settings.
Click "Settings" on the main interface to open "Multi-task Settings" window, all audio and subtitle tracks from the source files are checked and to be saved in the output MKV container by default, if there are some audio tracks or subtitle streams you don't like, uncheck and remove them under the "Audio" and "Subtitle" tab.
Step 4: Output 3D Blu-ray ISO to Multi-track MKV.
After you have finished all the settings, go back to the main interface, press the right-bottom to start a 3D Blu-ray ISO to lossless Multi-track MKV format with the Dolby True HD/DTS Master Audio in your original Blu-ray resource well reserved.
Then you will can receiver a full audio playback when streaming 3D Blu-ray ISO on your HTPC.