[MPlayer-users] Re: inverse telecine... not

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Feb 19 23:37:53 CET 2003

On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 05:16:58PM +0000, Jason Lunz wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> bcboy at thecraftstudio.com said:
> > Is there more to the "inverse telecine" noted in the Changelog than the fps fix in 
> > libmpdemux/video.c? Because that doesn't actually do inverse telecine at all.
> > 
> > It looks like mplayer only correctly plays NTSC film dvds that are not
> > telecined, and the "telecine" detection in video.c is actually a "not telecine"
> > detection -- it detects when a NTSC dvd has NOT been telecined, and thus the
> > fps must be adjusted to 24.
> > 
> > Telecined dvds remain interlaced in mplayer, AFAIK.
> > 
> > I'm currently checking out the transcode telecine support, which appears to
> > do the right thing, reconstructing the film frames from the telecine fields.
> You're right. Rich Felker is currently working on a _true_ inverse
> telecine filter; see his recent posts on -devel. I imagine he could use
> your help with testing.

I think I'll go ahead and commit it to CVS soon, but with the
understanding that it might change a good bit over the next few weeks,
including in ways that make it incompatible with old options syntax,
etc. That way users can actually test it and see if it works.


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