[MPlayer-users] Re: Help needed for using mplayer with freevo

Ulrich Schweitzer us- at gmx.de
Wed Sep 22 09:57:36 CEST 2004

On Wednesday 22 September 2004 09:47, Sebastian Kaps wrote:

> > Simple enough:  mplayer -xy 1024 -geometry 0:0
> I had to add '-novm' and '-nofs' to override my ~/.mplayer/config
> settings, but now I get a 1024 pixels wide window in the upper left
> corner of my screen. Almost what I wanted. But if the movie does not
> have a 4:3 aspect ratio, the window's height is lower (usually) than
> 768 pixels which has two unwanted effects:
> - parts of the desktop are visible on the tv screen
> - the movie is aligned to the top of the screen while it would be
> better to have it centered vertically and to add black bars above and
> below the actual picture.

Try -vf expand=1024:768:::1

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