[MPlayer-users] Playback poor on 256 colors

Sascha Sommer saschasommer at freenet.de
Thu Jan 6 18:02:24 CET 2005

On Thursday 06 January 2005 17:57, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 04:47:25AM +0000, Chris Lott wrote:
> > Hi, I have just started using MPlayer, and so far have foundit to be
> > quite good.  I have one small problem though, I can play an avi file on
> > true color with mplayer and this all works fine, but when I change my pc
> > color settings (Windows 2000) from true color back to 256 colors, the
> > video playback is very poor.  Yet I can still view it correctly with
> > windows media player..  The video is of a graphic presentation, its a 3D
> > fly thought of a process line.
> >
> > Can anyone please suggest what I may be doing wrong please?
> The problem was that vo_directx did not support 256 color desktops. This
> should be fixed now in CVS.

I also uploaded a new build to http://mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/win32-beta
Please report back if it is working for you now.


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