[MEncoder-users] for DVD authoring

Fredrik Eriksson feffese at yahoo.se
Thu Feb 23 14:10:25 CET 2006

Kirill Radzikhovskyy wrote:
> Hey,I use this  command for convreting my DivX movies to DVD ( copyed from
> manual)
> mencoder -oac lavc -ovc lavc -of mpeg -mpegopts format=dvd -vf
> scale=720:576,harddup -srate 48000 -af lavcresample=48000 -lavcopts
> vcodec=mpeg2video:vrc_buf_size=1835:vrc_maxrate=9800:vbitrate=5000:keyint=15:acodec=ac3:abitrate=192:aspect=16/9
> -ofps 25  -o output.mpg input.avi
> what, I've noticed is , that if the movie is not 16/9 aspect ration, the
> picture gets shrinked (or stretched)  and faces all look weird and so on.
take a look at the command again, you are explicitly setting the aspect 
ratio to 16/9 (last argument in -lavcopts). Just change it to 4/3 if 
it's a fullscreen video.


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