[MPlayer-users] feature request/question on experimental code

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sat Mar 22 16:16:06 CET 2003


> I was playing around with the experimental -of mpeg and noticed something
> peculiar.  If the dimensions of the input file are larger than the
> standard mpeg dimensions, the output file gives errors when playing with
> mplayer, AND is unplayable with any M$crap player.  Error follows below. 

it's not mencoder or -of mpeg problem. it's mpeg1 codec limitation.

    if ((width > 768) || (height > 576)){
        printf("size restrictions for MP at ML or MPEG1 exceeded!

mpeg-1 standard says that mpeg1 (at main level) may be up to 768x576 sized.

> I can upload a few MB of both files if needed.  This is NOT a bugreport,
> just merely a user asking maybe a dumb question.  I know how to make it
> the proper size, but should it maybe instead just give ONE warning at


> runtime instead of every few frames?  Or, should it automagically 'scale'
> to fit the standard when encoding?


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