[mythtv-users] mplayer aspect ratio problem

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu May 3 22:23:29 UTC 2007

On 03/05/07, Mitch Gore <mitchell.gore at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just started to work on getting my DVD collection ripped to my mythbox.
> After ripping the movie and playing it the video has black bars on all
> sides.  here is the command i am passing mplayer...
> mplayer -monitoraspect 16:9 -fs -ac hwac3, -vo xv
> If take take out the monitoraspect option the video fills the screen left to
> right but the bars on the top and bottom are too big.
> I am using a 16:9 projector hooked up via component video.

Have you got a widescreen (16:9 ratio) DisplaySize in the Monitor
section of your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file?

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