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

Sebastian Kaps seb at toyland.sauerland.de
Wed Sep 22 12:13:08 CEST 2004


> What is freevo, by the way?

See <http://freevo.sourceforge.net/about.html>:

"Freevo is an open-source home theatre PC platform based on Linux and a
number of open-source audio/video tools.
MPlayer and/or Xine can be used to play audio and video files in most
popular formats.
Freevo can be used both for a standalone PVR computer with a TV+remote,
as well as on a regular desktop computer using the monitor and

> Try leaving out the -xy 1024 option and use 
> -vf pp=de,scale=1024:-2,expand=1024:768:::1

Ah, thanks! This finally works :-)

> I'm not sure if this will clash with the -aspect 16:9, so you better test 
> without it first.

It works perfectly with "-aspect 16:9".

Ciao, Sebastian

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