[MPlayer-users] cropdetect doubt

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Sun Jan 18 15:41:53 CET 2004


On Sunday, 18 January 2004 at 12:02, Pablo Morales wrote:
> I was reading in the documentation that it's reads thats it's  a must to
> crop the black  stripes from the movie to rip in order to have a better
> quality,  I fire the mplayer with -vf cropdetect, it starts playing, but
> I get differents values. For a couple o seconds I've got  some values,
> then almost after 10 seconds another values, then it stabilizes and I've
> got a constant value for the rest of the movie, I want to know which of
> the values I have to pass to the crop= parameter, and if it really
> improves the movie quality..

If you don't need automation, try passing the same values to rectangle
filter and see for yourself. I usually do that and fine-tune the
parameters (to be multiples of 4).

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