[MPlayer-users] Transcoding from one aspect ratio to another

Rolf Ernst rolf.ernst at silverlightning.org
Thu Nov 4 02:24:29 CET 2010

On 11/3/2010 7:56 PM, JD wrote:
> On 11/03/2010 05:44 PM, Rolf Ernst wrote:
>> On 11/3/2010 5:11 PM, Nix wrote:
>>> On 2010.11.03. 23:53, Rolf Ernst wrote:
>>>> Forget all the other stuff. It will indeed give you 4:3. I think 
>>>> the author assumed that this is what you wanted. 4:3 with borders.
>>> Actually if I understood correctly he wanted undistorted image that 
>>> had magically changed it's DAR. Obviously impossible unless you trim 
>>> a lot from sides. 
>> Maybe he needs to clarify the actual question. I think he just wanted 
>> to change the number of pixels representing the image but then there 
>> is obviously the possibility that he wanted the image to be embedded 
>> in a black background (black borders) or maybe zoomed in.
>> Maybe if he would explain the target platform it would be more 
>> obvious to understand.
>> /re
>> ____
> Hey guys - let us not belabor this enquiry.
> I accept that what I want cannot be done without one of
> 1. Black bars on top and bottom
> 2. Zoomed in until each frame fills 800 vertical pixels of the screen,
>    and then cropped so that only 1280 horizontal pixesl of the zoomed
>    frames remain.
> Neither of these is what I want, so let's not continue to beat a dead 
> horse :)
This is simply not so but by all means, I shall not force you to accept 
the facts.

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