[MPlayer-users] dvd rip(mencoder) using -aspect 16:9

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 5 20:23:49 CEST 2003

On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 11:04:38AM -0500, Nicolas Velasquez wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> When I rip a dvd the aspect is screwed, but if I play the resulting avi like 
> this:
> "mplayer movie.avi -aspect 16:9"
> then the movie plays with the appropriate aspect.
> I read in the man page that mpeg4 can store the aspect, but I want the windows 
> users to be able to see the movie, I tried to rip like this:
> "mencoder -aspect 16:9 -dvd-device ../dvd dvd://1 -vf crop=694:346:20:86 -ovc 
> lavc -oac copy -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=700 -o movie.avi"
> but without success.

You have to use -lavcopts aspect=16/9, RTFM. However, windows players
suck and refuse to use this info, so you're probably better off just
scaling the movie to the right aspect (square pixels) before encoding.


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