[mythtv-users] Non-linear stretch of 4:3 material
ryan.goat at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 19:17:13 UTC 2007
Sound neat. I would give it a shot if it was added to MythTV. But I'm
getting by just fine with the current stretch/zoom modes.
On 2/12/07, kanetse at gmail.com <kane.tse at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've seen some discussion on this list about implementing the
> non-linear stretch of 4:3 material to fit a 16:9 screen (where the
> edges of the picture are stretched more than the middle). Many TVs
> seem to have it nowadays, but not all of them. In some cases, these
> stretch modes don't work with digital (DVI) or PC inputs (VGA D-sub).
> In Canada (and presumbly other non-US regions), there is still a
> substantial amount of SD content out there. So seeing 4:3 ratio
> material is still frequently the norm; although the proportion of HD
> aspect material is higher for shows aired around prime-time.
> Some people have talked about the a non-linear stretch of 4:3; but
> what is the feeling of the users on this list? Do you think it's
> something that will be implemented into MythTV at some point in the
> future? Or maybe never?
> For me, it's something that guides any TV shopping that I do. Some of
> the built-in aspect ratio stretchers in TVs are better than others,
> but knowing that MythTV would do the job (at least consistently) would
> be make shopping easier.
> How about this - it seems the Windows MCE 2005 has it implemented.
> Is this feature something that anyone else wants or cares about? Does
> everyone else just buy TV's with non-linear stretching features only?
> Or do they just not record 4:3 content anymore?
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