[MPlayer-users] Keep window aspect ratio when sizing

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Tue Sep 23 22:35:34 CEST 2003

Baka Dasai wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I've just installed mplayer 0.91-2 (command line version), and
> immediately started wanting the ability to maintain the aspect ratio
> when resizing a window.  A search of the list archives brings up this:
> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-dev-eng/2002-December/013790.html
> I note that the author of that patch said that it wouldn't work in KDE -
> alas, that is what I use.

I don't use KDE so I can't speak to this. It works for me in
enlightenment. :)

> Is there another solution?

Yes, you can use the -xy option when you first play the video.

$ mplayer file.avi -xy 2.5

...will scale the video to 2.5 times original size.

Somebody else might be able to give you a better answer.


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