[MPlayer-users] Yikes! Where Did That Feature Go?
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Aug 21 05:13:02 CEST 2002
On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 09:06:49PM -0500, Jeremy Brenner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > mplayer somefile.avi -vo dxr3 -vop lavc
> > IIRC this is in the manual.
> > Rich
> I've noticed that with the old way it would automagikally scale videos
> that were strange resolutions.. aka 637x477. without being scaled these
> vids will lock the card and you have to kill -9 mplayer and then init
> the card again. using -vop lavc,scale=640:480 will fix the issue. And
Perhaps the dvbscale filter is what you need? I think it autoscales.
Read the manual for info on it.
> I don't mean to be nit-picky but I would like to be able to play all
> vids with the same command (especially considering settop mplayer
> boxen) I don't necessarily want to scale ALL video but just ones that
> don't conform. Also as a side question: my video seems to extend beyond
> the screen of the TV.. which can be an issue with subtitles.. it seems
> that the dxr3 decides where the video is placed on the TV so I was
> wondering if there was a postprocessing filter that I can ADD a black
> border around the video probaly 10pl or so wide to "SQUISH" the video in
> a bit.. probably not the right way to go about it.. this isn't an
> mplayer issue really its completely a dxr3 thing, any info would be
The expand filter will do what you need, but then extra scaling will
be required to get the movie back to the right size for the card.
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