[MPlayer-users] Screenshot color wrong

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Sat Sep 5 17:58:37 EEST 2020

Am 5. September 2020 14:05:02 MESZ schrieb Polyphem <polyphem at gmail.com>:
>Hi Alexander,
>the visual impression is that of a red-shift, all colors look a little 
>more red on PNG than on the MPlayer output.
>Here's a side-by-side PNG screen-print. With a color picker you can see
>on the left the PNG with max. red~230 and on the right the MPlayer 
>output with max. red = 255.
>The movies are created with "TMPGEnc Video Mastering Works 7", with 
>these settings:
>Color Profile >
>YUV Format: 4:2:0
>Color Range: Compressed (16-235)
>Color Depth: 8 Bit
>Color Space: Automatic (ITU-R BT.709)
>It seems as if on the MPlayer display output the compressed color range
>is uncompressed correctly, on the PNG the scaler used seems to display 
>the still compressed color range.

Could you try starting mplayer with -vo gl ?
Does the output look more similar to the PNG?


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