[MPlayer-users] MPlayer tv input: fixed size?

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Jan 22 06:05:35 CET 2004

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 01:09:59AM +0100, Simon Brenner wrote:
> It seems that my TV card has problem with small input sizes, so when I 
> resize the window I get "banding effects" - looks like it's interlaced, 
> but the lines are often 10-20 pixels high (it might be that the card has 
> trouble with uneven sizes, or just small sizes).
> Anyway, I'd like to be able to set the input size to a fixed value, and 
> let MPlayer scale it down. As I understand it, the TV input size is 
> resized together with the window, but I'd like it to keep the TV capture 
> window the same and just apply scaling as usual.
> Is it possible to do this?

Input size is most definitely not changed when you resize -- MPlayer
doesn't even support changing input size at runtime. Maybe the problem
is that you're scaling interlaced video as a single frame. If you want
to scale you need to deinterlace or scale the fields separately.


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