[MPlayer-users] Fullscreen but not full screen

Oliver Seitz info at vtnd.de
Mon Apr 18 10:30:25 CEST 2011

>> the -zoom options turns on software scaling, with vdpau you should have
>> hardware scaling which is much more efficient.
> how do i use that. fullscreen is hardware or software???

Usually, all display scaling is done in hardware. Most hardware does 
support scaling (...even VIA chipsets...), and software scaling is very 
CPU consuming. Therefore software scaling is not used unless you ask for 
it. So, if your hardware/driver does not support scaling (e.g. -vo x11 ) 
you'll might be having black borders around your picture in fullscreen mode.


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