[MPlayer-users] Re: [-] monitoraspect

ACS adrian.bacon at xs4all.nl
Fri May 27 22:47:52 CEST 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexander Roalter" <roalter at cs.tum.edu>
To: "MPlayer usage questions, feature requests, bug reports" 
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Sent: Friday, May 27, 2005 20:49
Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] Re: [-] monitoraspect

> The Point is that people using a CRT monitor with 1280x1024 px resolution 
> aren't usually aware they're not having square pixels.
> ......
> I don't think it would be a risky guess that only half of the people using 
> this resolution are aware of this fact and thus don't have 
> a -monitoraspect line in their configuration...

On a CRT running 1280x1024, there's a simple trick to get square pixels:
Just lower vertical amplitude on the CRT itself ;-))
This might get you better vertical detail than any mplayer scaling trick.

Adrian Bacon 

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