[MPlayer-users] .ogm aspect ratio

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Sep 30 03:34:22 CEST 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 07:54:22PM -0400, Miles Nordin wrote:
> I'm using
>  MPlayer 1.0pre5-3.3.2 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team
> I've made a DVD into an .avi, then used ogmmerge to make it into an
> .ogm.  I have two problems with the .ogm:
>  * the .ogm includes an srt subtitle ``text stream'' that mplayer
>    seems to ignore.  I expected I'd be able to control it with j and v
>    key bindings, but I can't.  I have to keep the separate .srt file
>    around.
>    Am I missing something?

-sid 0

>  * the .avi contains aspect ratio information about nonsquare pixels.
>    When encoding the DVD I have only cropped, not resized.  This
>    information is in the .avi, but doesn't seem to be present or
>    doesn't seem to be decoded in the .ogm, so the .avi plays with the
>    same shape as the original DVD, but the .ogm is stretched.
>    Is there some OGM property I can set, or other procedure I can go
>    through, to make the .ogm scale during playback to have the correct
>    aspect ratio?

ogm has no aspect header afaik. you can put the aspect in the mpeg4
stream, but windows players won't honor it there. alternatively you
could use mkv instead of ogm..


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