[MPlayer-users] strange avi file

Sascha Sommer saschasommer at freenet.de
Fri Apr 11 20:08:13 CEST 2003

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi!
> I have problems displaying some avi films, it works neither
> with xine, mplayer nor with aviplay correctly (each in it's current
> To my dispair it works with the Windows Media Player, so to some degree
> they have a valid (or corrigible) content.
> The problem seems to be connected with the width of the films,
> I have 6 films each with a different width produced in the same way
> (on Windows,software unknown,source of images ccd),
> the one with WxH=80x395 is displayed correctly by all players,
> the others (70x426,73x318,78x357,75x402) are displayed distorted or
> in case of mplayer shifted. (The distorsion of shift is constant via time)

Maybe you could try with -vop scale=width
Where width is a multiple of 4.
For the first movie the commandline would be: mplayer -vop scale=72


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