[MPlayer-users] encoding mpegs for windows users

Matthias Wieser matthias-wieser at t-online.de
Tue Aug 5 23:55:07 CEST 2003

Am Dienstag, 5. August 2003 13:34 schrieb D Richard Felker III:
> Vladimir Mosgalin wrote:
> > ... And it doesn't store mplayer aspect tag. Well, since it's mplayer
> > proprietary, no big deal...
> Are you trolling or just ignorant?? There is no such thing as an
> "mplayer proprietary" aspect tag. It's part of the mpeg4 standard.

>From /DOCS/en/encoding.html:

| This feature can be used only with libavcodec's mpeg4 codec. Keep in
| mind: although MPlayer will correctly play the created file, other
| players will use the wrong aspect ratio.

This sounds like "mplayer proprietary". Do you really know that there is 
*no* other player which will correctly play those files? Otherwise 
encoding.html should be changed.


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