[mythtv-users] nuvexport DVD export aspect ratio problem and modifying DVD.pm

Tim Tait tim.tait1 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 19:59:19 EDT 2005

Is there a way to change the avi file setting once it has already been 
created? As a workaround I used a custom mplayer command and forced the 
aspect ratio...


Stuart Morgan wrote:
> On Sun 17 July 2005 13:16, ffrr wrote:
>>I have been reading in the list archives about aspect ratio problems
>>when exporting as DVD using ffmpeg, and about how one fix was to modify
>>DVD.pm.     I am having EXACTLY the same problem (output aspect ratio
>>causes picture to be tall and thin). My source recordings are...
> <snip>
>>So, has there been any official fix, or should I modify DVD.pm.   If the
>>latter, can someone post exactly what to change please?
> No official fix that I'm aware of. The problem is that nuvexport forces all 
> recordings to 4:3 format whether or not you want it to. (Hint: It should 
> really be a user defined option!). You can make a quick change to DVD.pm to 
> use 16:9 instead.
> ffmpeg/DVD.pm make the following change:
> In the section marked:
> # Force to 4:3 aspect ratio
> Replace or comment:
> 	$self->{'out_aspect'} = 1.3333;
> With:
> 	$self->{'out_aspect'} = 1.7777;

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