[MPlayer-users] [BUG] incorrect aspect ratio in portrait monitor orientation (-vo directx)

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Thu Sep 4 12:15:57 CEST 2003

On Thursday, 04 September 2003, Roman Belenov wrote:
> I tried mplayer 1.0pre1 on cygwin (sorry for not using CVS, I can't
> access it from this computer). I'm using LCD display with portrait
> orientation (1200x1600 resolution), and all the videos appeared
> stretched vertically; changing orientation to landscape fixed the
> situation. Quick browsing of the codes showed that DirectX backend
> that I'm using uses functions from aspect.c to fix aspect ratio of the
> displayed video but doesn't set monitor_aspect in any way, so it works
> correctly only on monitors with 4:3 width/height ratio. I guess actual
> ratio should be somehow obtained from the system.

Have you tried -monitoraspect 3:4 ?

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