[mythtv-users] mpeg2 Test Card

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Jun 25 19:54:22 UTC 2006

On 25/06/06, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> Greetings
> Does anyone have (or know of) a downloadable mpeg2 test card (or a series
> of files with different aspect ratios) so I can check out my X mode lines.
> Using static images it's only checking the standard X display but to check
> XvMC I need an actual movie sequence in mpeg2 to exercise the hardware
> decoder and TVout chipset.
> Something with graduations so I can see how much overscan I have so I can
> fine-tune things would be great. I think it could be a part of the
> 'essential Mythtv toolkit'!!

Cory Papenfuss has some extremely useful files online:


If you search the -users list archive there are a few messages from
him regarding these if I remember correctly.

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