[MEncoder-users] cropdetect cuts off bottom of subtitles

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Sat Jan 21 02:23:23 CET 2006

On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 20:03:20 +0000
Raphael <mencoder at lesshaste.plus.com> wrote:

> The part that I chopped out (120 seconds from the beginning) is the
> same  part as I am testing. So shouldn't cropdetect work on that 120
> seconds  at least?  

No.  Any number of things can fool cropdetect.  Logos and all-black
scense tend to do a good job of that.

> Also, shouldn't cropdetect round so that you may
> add a bit of  border rather than risking chopping out important parts
> of the film?

No.  Leaving any black border will hurt video compression

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