[MPlayer-users] wrong aspect on stand-alone dvd player

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Apr 9 20:25:24 CEST 2005

On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 12:28:49PM -0500, Jeff Clagg wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 10:18:29AM -0700, Brian Craft wrote:
> > VIDEO:  MPEG1  352x288  (aspect 1)  24.000 fps    0.0 kbps ( 0.0
> First of all, "aspect 1" is 1:1.

This is pixel aspect 1:1, so it should be fine.

> Secondly, 352x288 at 24fps may be a bit confusing to your player.
> 352x288 is usually used in PAL, while 24.000 fps is not PAL.
> You might consider using cvs mencoder, and adding "-mpegopts
> vaspect=4:3" to your command line. You might also consider targetting
> 24000/1001 as your output framerate, although I suppose it's not likely
> this is related to your problem. But I've known dvd players to
> occasionally make interesting guesses based on frame size only.

24000/1001 is not pal either, it's ntsc. I would suggest using latest
cvs with -speed 25/24 (or 25025/24000 if the original is 24000/1001
fps) to speed the movie up to pal rate.


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