[MPlayer-users] Re: mencoder/crop => image distortion

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Jul 28 21:11:04 CEST 2003

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 10:42:33AM -0700, Steven M. Schultz wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> > BTW, the border pixels are typically full of noise that looks ugly and
> > wastes bits anyway. And when watching on a TV you wouldn't have seen
> > them anyway since they're in the overscan area.
> 	Which is preferable then?  To have junk/noise pixels or black
> 	in the borders?   I would think that black would be better
> 	than constant random junk/noise.

No, you mkisunderstood entirely. You don't want either. I was just
saying that usually the first 2-4 pixels of the actual image have a
lot of noise, so it's usually good to crop them off along with the
black borders, especially if that helps you get a size that's nice
multiples of 16.


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