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

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Thu Mar 31 23:15:34 CEST 2005

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 02:24:22 -0500
Aaron Peterson <dopplecoder at gmail.com> wrote:

> What is the best way to crop
> borders and fix the aspect while losing as little quality as possible?

Use scale=-1:-2 to expand the video, and eliminate the need for any aspect, then use cropdetect to find the best crop values.  eg:

mplayer -vf scale=-1:-2,cropdetect

mencoder -vf scale=-1:-2,crop=?:?:?:?

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