[mythtv-users] Getting mplayer to play nuvexport files fullscreen
ffrr at tpg.com.au
Thu Jul 28 02:36:45 EDT 2005
> I've exported files for archiving with nuvexport, however when I play
> them with mplayer, they appear 'square' and only take up about 60% of
> the screen (two large black bands on either side). How can I get
> mplayer to play the files to occupy full screen?
> The original files were captured in 720 x 576 with DVB-T, and I can
> see from the mplayer logs that they are encoded as 720x576 mpeg2. I
> did read somewhere that mplayer needs DGA & SUID and a matching video
> resolution of 720 x 576 in order to be able to play without scaling.
> Is this correct? However this resolution is not available under x (
> xorg log). The mplayer documentation is not clear to me on this.
> Can anyone help please?
> Cheers Ben
Could be that nuvexport is forcing 4:3. Here's the reply that
enabled me to fix mine.
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