[MPlayer-users] Mencoder: Changing frame rate (RealMedia to vcd)

Giacomo Comes comes at naic.edu
Mon Jan 3 15:35:23 CET 2005

On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 08:49:15PM -0800, RC wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Jan 2005 11:17:42 -0400
> Giacomo Comes <comes at naic.edu> wrote:
> > The Realmedia video is 320x240 (aspect 4/3), you scale to 352x240 and
> > that's it. mencoder will add 4/3 aspect ratio to the mpeg stream and
> > the player will take the 352x240 video and scale it.
> SVCD players handle aspect ratios, but VCD player should ignore them,
> playing back the video at the wrong aspect.

I find it strange. But I don't have a VCD player to test with, only a DVD player.

Buy the way I agree that if the player doesn't handle aspect ratios,
you should crop/expand.


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