[MPlayer-users] cropping

VJ vijay.s.gill at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 16:55:42 CEST 2005

On 07/08/05, luis jure <ljc at internet.com.uy> wrote:
> please excuse if the question is naive or even stupid, but is there a way to
> crop a video without re-encoding?
> i have an avi file in mpeg-4 format that i play like this to crop black
> borders:
> mplayer -vf crop=544:224:16:8 foo.avi
> but it seems i can't just "dump" the output to a file. is that correct?

Read the man page. Filters work only if you ENCODE the file. 'ovc
copy' or dumping the streams does not use filters.


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