VLC Crashed While Playing DTS on Open Hour Chameleon Solved

Diana Joan

May 11, 2016 09:03 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Chameleon has been available for sale over half year, many people have been purchase or get an Open Hour Chameleon for a long time, it is really a powerful 4K media player with high quality aluminium casing design.


The default Android 4.4.2 OS that came with free 8GB Class 10 SD Card allows users to start customizing their device easily by installing Android apps (APK) through the build in APK installer. So people would like install VLC on their Open Hour Chameleon since it regarded as the top media player, support for DTS.

However, not all the video you have insert with a SD card can be play well on VLC installed on Open Hour Chameleon. Sometime it did crash, which is a shame, but a good start.

On media playback side, Open Hour Chameleon supports the latest H.265 video codec up to 3840x2160 resolution and allows users to enjoy DTS(Digital Theater Systems) sound.

So the video that can be play well on VLC installed on your desktop with DTS sound sometimes can't be play on VLC installed on Open Hour Chameleon or without DTS output.

In this case, you should make sure that the video with DTS sound you have transfered to the Open Hour Chameleon are encode with H.265 codec, if not, you need a Video converter to convert the video into H.265 codec, and make sure the audio was in 5.1 channel(common version of the DTS is a 5.1-channel system). Here Pavtube Video Converter for Windows is high recommended for you. With it you can reformat all of your video to the H.265 MP4,MKV with ease, and you can select the audio in 5.1 channel.

Apart from convert video or audio, you can use it to do some simple editing works, such as allowing you to instantly trim or crop your video according to your requirement. For further editing, you can select the NLEs(such as Premiere, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, etc) preset native format, then you can convert it to your required format at superior speed.

If you are Mac user, you can turn to the Mac Ver. Here.

Playing DTS on Open Hour Chameleon

Download a free trial of Pavtube Video Converter(for Windows, for Mac), install and launch it. Here we choose Pavtube Video Converter(for Mac) as example, Windows Version has the same steps besides the tiny differences in interface.

Step 1. Load the source files

You can choose to import videos or the entire folder by clicking the top left two icons. Drag & drop also supported for saving your time.

load files

Step 2: Choose H.265/HEVC for output format.

You would find H.265 MP4 profile under Common Video and HD Video categories. Choose either one for output.

select format

Meanwhile, you can click the "Settings" button to adjust the audio channel to 5.1 channel, you can also allowed to adjust profile parameters like display resolution, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate to achieve the best video and audio playback on Open Hour Chameleon.


Tip : The conversion speed for H.265/HEVC MP4 would be slower because of the better video quality. If you would like to speed up conversion, adjust video bitrate is a great way.

Step 3: Start convert your video to H.265/HEVC MP4.

Hit on the "Convert" button and H.265/HEVC Conversion begins. When the conversion is done, open output folder, find the ripped movie and now you can transfer the converted H.265 video to Open Hour Chameleon with DTS sound.

Have some H.264, XviD, MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, XAVC video files? Just convert all these movies to H.265 MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter! For DVD/Blu-ary to H.265 please turn to Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/Pavtube iMedia Converter.

Details about Open Hour Chameleon

This media player has a quad-core processor from Rockchip onboard and is powerful enough for uhd-image display using the h.265 codec.

The Rockchip RK3288 processor, which is passively cooled by the aluminum casing.

The media player includes 2GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB of internal flash storage. Furthermore, the media player has three USB 2.0 ports and a micro-SD card reader, an optical and coaxial S / PDIF output, and a Gigabit Ethernet connection. A Wi-Fi module is optional.

The Open Hour Chameleon runs on Android 4.4.2, making it possible to run games, while XBMC can be installed on the device.

Pass Trough DTS MA and TrueHD audio streams is also provided, and the media player can directly boot from an SD card.

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