[MEncoder-users] cropdetect cuts off bottom of subtitles

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Sun Jan 22 09:31:48 CET 2006

RC wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 22:55:18 +0000 Raphael
> <mencoder at lesshaste.plus.com> wrote:

>> Also,  what do the "limit" values mean exactly in this part of the
>> man page.  What is 24?
> Basically a threshold...  The larger the value, the more of the
> picture it will think is a black border, and cut-off.
> From thousands of videos tested, I can recomend 20 as the best
> all-around value.  You'll still probably want to verify and adjust
> the crop parameters manually.

Is this recommendation good enough and general enough to be put in the
docs? Is there a specific reason for having 24 as the default?

       The Wanderer

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