[mythtv-users] Correcting overscan in MythVideo/mplayer
korebantic at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 09:54:38 EST 2005
mplayer -fs -display :0 -quiet -vf scale=520:-2,expand=640:480:45:40 \
-zoom -vo xv /var/video/mythvideo/Lunar_Bleach_58.avi
Does the trick. I'm not sure I really understand resolutions very
well. For example, scale=540:-2, along with other resolutions,
completely garbled the image. Do you know how to determine "valid"
resolutions without having to resort to trial and error?
On 12/8/05, Keith C <mythtv at keithandjill.com> wrote:
> On Dec 8, 2005, at 8:25 PM, korebantic wrote:
> > The trouble seems to be with using the "-fs" option. No matter what I
> > scale the output to, the PVR350 overscan still cuts off the subtitles.
> > Is this just endemic with the PVR350 or am I doing something wrong
> > here?
> > The only thing that doesn't cut off the subtitles that I could get to
> > work was the following:
> > mplayer -quiet -geometry 32%:50% -display :0 \
> > -vf scale=520:-2 -zoom -vo xv /var/video/mythvideo/
> > Lunar_Bleach_58.avi
> > However, that leaves me with the window frame and a little clutter
> > from fluxbox to look at while I watch my videos. Would the expand
> > option be the correct way to blackout that area?
> Yes, expand creates a black window the size you specify and drops
> your scaled video into at the coordinates you specify (or centers it
> if you don't specify).
> Keith C
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