[MPlayer-users] mencoder: ripping a dvd to a 700MB avi questions

Dominik Benninger d.b at gmx.ch
Fri Jul 5 11:49:01 CEST 2002

> > use mplayer -voc cropdetect input.avi, but it's written in RTFM.
> >              ^^^
> Actually, that's mplayer -vop cropdetect input.avi. (typo) :-)

ok, it was a little late last night. ;-)

> Cropdetect tells the absolute maximum cropping, though, and as such is
> only half the story: it's always best to keep the resolution as a
> multiple of 8 (I've heard 16 is better, but I've never had trouble with
> 8). Anyway, this necessitates either scaling a bit differently or
> padding the crop estimates slightly with very small black borders.

also heard that. but what's the reason?


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