[MPlayer-users] maximum resolution: how to extend ?

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun May 9 02:22:03 CEST 2010

On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 07:29:55AM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 02:15:08AM +0200, Giorgio wrote:
> > >> While waiting for a better answer, have you tried a different vo? The
> > >> following two commands work here:
> > >>
> > >> mplayer -quiet -demuxer rawvideo -rawvideo fps=10:w=2500:h=2000:y8
> > >> /dev/zero -vo gl
> > >
> > > As with Reimar, this one does not work (it shows a white screen instead of black - and still plain white instead of noise in case I replace /dev/zero by /dev/urandom), but gl2 does (not with the current debian-multimedia mplayer which shows some green screen, but with the latest svn revision)!
> > 
> > Uhm, all three of them work here (gl, gl2 and x11) but the fastest one
> > for me is gl, because both x11 and gl2 try to do colorspace conversion
> > in software.
> gl2 does not "support" grayscale as input, that's just by accident though.

Fixed, gl2 can now do grayscale, and as a side-effect both can do
contrast/brightness adjustments and different scaling algorithms etc for it.
They will do a pointless complete YUV->RGB conversion on the GPU though,
I doubt that really matters though.

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