Videos using xv are too wide
onur at delipenguen.net
Mon Jun 11 03:19:51 PDT 2007
> My laptop's wide screen display has an aspect ratio of 1.6:1
> (1280/800). When I play a video using xv output, the video window is
> too wide. As an example, a video that should display at a 4:3 aspect
> ratio in fact plays at a 1.6:1 ratio. This happens when mplayer uses
> xv, opengl, or opengl with multiple textures as the output method.
> However the video plays as expected with x11 output. Do you think
> this is a driver issue or a mplayer issue?
MPlayer was setting the aspect ratio to 4/3 if monitorpixelaspect is
not set. It was fixed about 2 months ago in svn.
You should try with -monitorpixelaspect 1 and see if the problem still
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