[MPlayer-users] Ignored "rotate 90 deg" in MOV file from Nikon camera
dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Aug 9 03:07:18 CEST 2005
On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 05:40:40PM +0200, Mario Valle wrote:
> My Nikon COOLPIX camera can take small MOV movies.
> The companion application PictureProject imports those movies and can
> rotate them 90 deg clockwise (as it can do with images).
> The resulting MOV file viewed inside the application or with the Quicktime
> viewer looks correctly rotated.
> Instead playing it in Mplayer show the clip in the original orientation.
> Seems the Nikon program sets some flag in the MOV header that is
> interpreted as "rotate 90 deg cw" by the player, but ignored by mplayer.
> I know I can use -vf rotate=1 to watch the movie, but I want to know if it
> is a bug.
No, it's not a bug. MPlayer does not, and will not, honor headers that
force filters to get loaded. It could be added as an optional feature
> I have one small example if needed. Where can I upload it?
> ftp://ftp.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/incoming/ is down.
Hopefully it will be back soon. The disk crashed.
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