[MPlayer-users] Mencoder feature/bug ?
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Wed Nov 7 13:21:51 CET 2001
> > mplayer scales image if aspect ratio info in header says it.
> > byt avi files has no such header, so you should use the -aspect option.
> > and, as usual, RTFM :)
> Okie, but what about the tons of DivX's out there that are "widescreen" ?
> I take it that they're encoded by reading dvd-data, scaling that and then
> encoding _that_ datastream ?
yes. mencoder will be able to do it, but we didn't implemenet dit yet.
btw i don't like this method. scaling always results quality loss.
> (It wouldnt be handy to have to give someone a DivX and then tell him
> "Oh yes, it only looks good if you scale it with this aspect ratio!"..
> Doesnt work ;)
> So, is there a way to encode the avi with the "right" aspect ratio ?
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
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