[mythtv] Ticket #4872: Detect if video is letterboxed and switch to corect fill mode
mabo at mochc.net
Tue Apr 1 08:34:51 UTC 2008
Petr did you see my other mail with a patch for your issue?
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Petr Stehlik <pstehlik at sophics.cz> wrote:
> Mårten Bohlin píše v Út 01. 04. 2008 v 09:48 +0200:
> > bars. But you can also select to get some overscanning for 4:3 content
> > if you want to.
> Unfortunately the overscanning gets enabled for 16:9 content as well.
> Thus half zoom enabled (that works very well for my 4:3 videos)
> overscanned 16:9 videos as well.
> > > I've been running this since last week and it seems to be pretty
> > > solid. The only remaining issue I might have is that it would be nice
> > > to be able to disable it for DVDs. We were watching a movie this
> > > weekend, Dan in Real Life I believe, and I think it was a anamorphic
> > > 2.35:1 ratio video. In other words it was widescreen, but still with
> > > a small bit of black bar at the top and bottom of the screen. This
> > > triggered the auto-fill to kick in. Easy enough to change with the
> > > OSD menu, so it's only a minor annoyance. I'm picky about movies and
> > > almost always want those in the original aspect with no "overscan".
> > > In fact this might be what the poster above was talking about so I'm
> > > sorry if I didn't get that :)
> > I am interested in what happened in this case, since the auto
> > detection should disengage itself if the video is not in 4:3 format.
> Unfortunately it did not - that's why I replied to this thread and
> suggested the pseudo algorithm that adds the comparison of the aspect
> > So which version of the patch are you using?
> I use v7.
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