[MPlayer-users] xvid: cropping black borders and fixing aspect

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Mar 31 18:46:42 CEST 2005

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 09:58:13AM +0200, Nico Sabbi wrote:
> Aaron Peterson wrote:
> >I have an xvid .avi that has big ugly black borders and doesn't play
> >at the right aspect on most players.  What is the best way to crop
> >borders and fix the aspect while losing as little quality as possible?
> >
> >Aaron
> > 
> >
> to crop use -vf crop; standalone players are known to ignore (at best) the
> aspect settings in mpeg4 files, so I'm afraid you will have to re-add 
> proper
> borders to correct A/R

this is nonsense; players assume files are square-pixels in avi. just
rescale so that pixels are square.


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