[Mplayer-users] wrong aspect of DVD-Video

Felix Buenemann atmosfear at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jul 19 14:12:30 CEST 2001

On Thursday, 19. July 2001 11:36, you wrote:
> Hello!
> I have got a problem with playing a video from DVD. It's always played with
> the wrong aspect ratio:
> VO: [xv] 720x576 => 720x576 Planar YV12
> (My screen resolution is 1024x768)
> The persons look very strange this way because they're stretched. If I
> start MPlayer with the option "-x 900" it looks much better. The problem
> is: this doesn't work in fullscreen mode! So my question is: is it possible
> to watch this video with the right aspect ratio in fullscreen mode? Or is
> it even possible to autodetect the right aspect ratio of the video?
it doesn't work because of an annormality of the -fs switch (it overrides -x 
and -y value with current screen resolution), so use -x 900 and -zoom or -vm 
(at least sdl out should handle that).
> Robert
Best Regards,

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