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No DTS Audio output in Windows 7?

I'm trying to play DTS audio with Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7.

For a MPEG-TS file with video and DTS audio, only video is played.
A file containing only a DTS audio stream is rejected.

But: WMP is able to play the DTS audio stream of a DVD.

So, Is Windows Media Player able to play DTS audio, or not? And if: How do I make him play my DTS files?

I did not find any good resources of the supported codecs. Just things like "WMP can play .mpg files, ..."

VLC is able to play all of the above files.
I do not want to install third party codec packs, thats not the question!

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Directly, 'out of the box', no, it is not possible.
A codec is required for windows to understand DTS.

this is one codec I found to allow DTS to be played: ac3filter

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I can play DVDs with DTS sound fine in WMP, without any third party codec. –  rolgae Jun 3 '12 at 11:11
    
the Audio part of the DVD-Video codec is contained within that codec. I don't know of a way to separate the two –  Sean Cheshire Jun 3 '12 at 19:04

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