[MPlayer-users] video scaling doesn't work

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 16:04:33 CET 2014

>> >> I'm using omapfb and video scaling doesn't seem to work.  Does anyone
>> >> know if it should work and if there's anything I can do to get it
>> >> working?
>> >
>> > "omapfb" meaning what?
>> > The X11 omapfb driver? You should ask on their list.
>> > There is no omapfb vo in MPlayer, that is not supported by us
>> > if that's what you use.
>> > Either way, upscaling needs special kernel support and userspace that
>> > is updated to make use of this support.
>> Does mplayer have swscale capabilities like vlc?
> Yes, see options -zoom, -sws and -vf scale.

I've been playing with those but I always end up with distorted and
mis-shapen output:

mplayer -vf scale=1360x768 -fs file.mp4

I've tried with and without -zoom.  I'm finding specific info on this
very difficult to locate in the man page.

- Grant

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