[MPlayer-users] encode to dvd useing nicos patch produce null size mpeg file!

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Dec 12 00:54:22 CET 2004

On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 11:43:13AM +0100, Heine Laursen wrote:
> Matthew W. Miller wrote:
> >On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 04:53:12PM +0100, Heine Laursen wrote:
> >
> >>Giacomo Comes wrote:
> >>
> >>>adding -vf scale=702:576,expand=720:576 to mencoder will do the job.
> >>
> >>Well that's basicley what I don't undarstand! How can the aspect be
> >>1.33 when it's not 1.33? I'm confused :-(
> >
> >
> >You're confused because you're assuming pixels in a DVD image are
> >square. :) They're not, due to limitations in television hardware.  In
> >PAL Land, the pixels are slightly wider than they are tall (so the image
> >is fewer pixels wide than you'd expect).
> I just do as aguide had told me i could "always" get the aspect radio. 
> and when I don't get the aspect radio I want I get confused :-)

this guide is obviously stupid...


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