[mythtv-users] Mythtv video aspect ratio

Al McIntosh junkmail at allanmcintosh.com
Thu Mar 2 03:06:34 UTC 2006

Derek Tattersall wrote:

>I am using mythtv 0.19 on a linux computer with a 16:9 aspect ratio
>monitor and a PVR-500 tuner card. The cable input is regular cable at
>4:3. The video on the screen however is stretched to 16:9, distorting
>the picture. It also plays at 16:9 on a remote frontend with a 4:3
>monitor on it.
>How do I tell mythtv (or is it the ivtv driver I need to tweak?) to
>display the picture at 4:3 instead of 16:9?

You can schroll through available aspect ratios using 'w'. You can also 
hit 'm' and choose, "Aspect Ratio".
I am not sure where you would need to change the default.

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