[MPlayer-users] video does not scale to fullscreen with -vo xv

Andy Furniss adf.lists at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 11:39:19 CET 2016

Tamas Papp wrote:
> Hi,
> on my new Dell XPS 13 (2016, skylake), when I toggle fullscreen with f,
> the video is just centered in the middle of the screen at its original
> size, with a blue frame around it. This is a problem because the display
> is HiDPI, so very little is visible.
> -vo gl works fine.

I would use gl :-)

> ~ $ ~ $ mplayer -v

Showing output from playing something would confirm but I guess it's
using x11 software output/scale/csc which is not as good as other
hardware accelerated outputs like gl.

If you are getting -vo x11 then adding -zoom will allow it to scale.

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