[MPlayer-users] strange avi file

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Apr 11 21:16:37 CEST 2003

On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 08:08:13PM +0200, Sascha Sommer wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > [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
> releases).
> > 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
> file1.avi

Using expand rather than scale would be a lot better and faster.


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