[MPlayer-users] Rotating live video through 90 degrees

Stefan Lange hoirkman at gmx.de
Thu Jul 3 14:41:46 CEST 2003

Peter Whittaker wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I've been trying to find something that will do this for a while now. I've
> been playing with the win32 beta of Mplayer and its very impressive. I can
> rotate movie files through 90 degrees no problem, but I haven't figured out
> how to take a live video stream in yet and try and rotate it. I suspect you
> can't do it with mplayer under windows yet (yes? no?), but if someone could
> tell me whether its even possible at all with the linux version it would
> help.
> So, can mplayer in linux rotate a live video stream (say, PAL or NTSC TV
> input) through 90 degrees, without dropping frames and full size?

"mplayer tv://1 -vf rotate=1" works fine for me in linux. That is with 
hardware scaling. Whether it will drop frames or not will depend on your 
system. On my XP1800+ rotated fullscreen TV eats about 35% with XV 
(576x768), without rotating it takes about 29-30% (768x576)

> Any help would be appreciated!
> Thanks,
> Peter
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