[mythtv-users] mplayer scaling
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Feb 5 14:07:09 UTC 2009
Captain Krypto wrote:
> This might be a little OT, but I figure that lots of mythtv users are using
> mplayer and might know the answer.
> Here is the problem:
> I have a video file that has a resolution of 936x528 that I am trying to
> play on my LCD TV with a resolution of 1366x768. I thought that since both
> the video and screen aspect ratios are 1.77 that mplayer would "upconvert"
> the video to fill the entire screen. However, I am getting black bars on
> the top and bottom of the screen no matter what I do. I've tried lots of
> different mplayer options (crop, aspect, etc), but I still can't get the
> desired results of the video filling the entire screen. Here is my current
> mplayer command:
> mplayer -fs -zoom -vo xv -vf scale=1366x768
> I've been google'ing for the last two days... maybe I don't know what I
> should be looking for.
> Any advice, solutions, comments are appreciated.
There seems to be 'multiple of eight' thing going with xorg. Try changing your
setting to 1360x768. That's closer to 1.77 in any case.
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