[mythtv-users] Is my MythTV an UpConverting DVD Player?

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Fri Nov 9 00:28:51 UTC 2007

On 11/9/07, George Mari <george_mythusers at mari1938.org> wrote:
> MythTV User wrote:
> > I set my Xorg to output at 1080p which my 46" LCD displays nicely, with 1:1
> > pixel mapping. Is playing DVD discs using xine (or internal dvd player) with
> > anamorphic setting on equivalent to playing the DVD in an
> > upconverting/upscaling player? If not, is this possible?
> >
> MythDVD does not, to my knowledge, perform any kind of
> upscaling/upconverting - yet.
> I don't know about xine.

MythDVD obviously does SOME sort of upconverting, or else:
-videos would be horribly interlaced
-they would be in a small 720x480 window in the middle

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