[MPlayer-users] Fullscreen but not full screen

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Tue Apr 26 15:48:23 CEST 2011

> >>> the -zoom options turns on software scaling, with vdpau you should have
> >>> hardware scaling which is much more efficient.

> >> how do i use that. fullscreen is hardware or software???

> On 18-Apr-2011, at 2:00 PM, Oliver Seitz wrote:
> > Usually, all display scaling is done in hardware. Most hardware does
> > support scaling (...even VIA chipsets...), and software scaling is very
> > CPU consuming. Therefore software scaling is not used unless you ask for
> > it. So, if your hardware/driver does not support scaling (e.g. -vo x11 )
> > you'll might be having black borders around your picture in fullscreen
> > mode.

On 18.04.11 17:20, Swapnil Jain wrote:
> now what i found is the VDPAU driver is prescaling the movie, i need to
> find a way to stop that
> Movie-Aspect is 1.78:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
> VO: [vdpau] 720x576 => 1024x576 MPEG2 VDPAU acceleration  [fs]

This is standard in DVD format. While the movie is stores as 720x576 pixels,
the real size is 1024x576 (16:9). Think of it as of non-square pixels.
This is afaik not a VDPAU problem.

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