[MPlayer-users] newbie: how can I rotate an .avi and preserve the file type/codecs

zimon@iki.fi zimon at niksula.hut.fi
Thu Sep 4 01:57:49 CEST 2003

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 09:51:12PM +0200, Mike Bosschaert wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I need to rotate some .avi files (I made some 'portrait' still pictures with 
> my DV camera) while keeping the original codec. I grab the pictures (approx 
> 7secs of film) from my camera with dvgrab --format dv2. I can rotate the 
> pictures with the option -vop rotate=2. When I use:

Rotate your desktop :-)
At least Matrox XF86-driver has rotation option:
Section "Device"
       Option "Rotate" "CW"
       Option "Rotate" "CCW"
              Rotate  the display clockwise or counterclockwise.  This mode is
              unaccelerated.  Default: no rotation.

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