[mythtv-users] Burned to DVD, plays 4:3 in DVD players, but 16:9
in MythTV, how do I get it letterboxed?
ffrr at tpg.com.au
Fri Jul 22 03:15:54 EDT 2005
Stuart Morgan wrote:
>On Thu 21 July 2005 14:14, ffrr wrote:
>>>Although this ability is enabled on the DVD it is usually controlled by
>>>the DVD player. Check the options for your standalone player just for
>>I can do that, but would be reluctant to change it, as commercial DVD's
>>play letterboxed. I'd like to make the ones I burn be the same as the
>>commercial ones so I don't have to change the DVD player's settings each
>You shouldn't have to change the player settings frequently - the commercial
>DVDs won't play any differently with letterbox mode. They are already forcing
>the player to that mode by disallowing pan&scan. (As I understand it)
>Commercial DVD manufacturers disable Pan&Scan flags on their DVDs because some
>customers complained that parts of the image were cut-off - the customers
>weren't aware that they could change the setting on their machines.
... and it worked. So, as long as other DVDs play like they used to,
This solves the problem for me.
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