[vdr] VDR-1.7.7 & Video aspect ratios

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Tue May 5 14:21:37 CEST 2009


I agree that OSD should be set to the output of the device's resolution. Not
the video content it self. Would really love to see that change happen.

On 04/05/2009, Nicolas Huillard <nicolas at huillard.net> wrote:

> Matthias Becker a écrit :
>
> > and what about  anamorphic material?
> > A 16:9 SD broadcast in fact still is 4:3 but is streached by the TV to
> > 16:9 to look ok (no egg-heads).
> > Wouldn't it be correct also to draw the OSD anamorphic so that is not
> > screached by the TV?
> >
> > Did you get the point? It's somehow difficult to describe this topic for
> me.
>
>
> With today's pixel-displays, we'd like to avoid all scaling, stretching,
> etc. done by the panel itself. ie. like Rolf said, always output from
> the computer at panel resolution, with 1:1 pixel mapping.
> Video would be scaled, but not the OSD.
>
>
> > Regards,
> > Matthias
> >
> > 2009/5/4 Rolf Ahrenberg <rahrenbe at cc.hut.fi>:
> >> On Mon, 4 May 2009, Falk Spitzberg wrote:
> >>
> >>> The OSD should adopt to the size of the video material. If that is
> >>> scaled to some non TV screen size, the OSD is scaled by the same
> factor.
> >> I still disagree. If you scale down your OSD to video resolution (i.e.
> >> 544x576) and afterwards scale up the both video and OSD to output
> >> resolution (i.e. 1280x720), the OSD really looks crap due to scaling
> >> artefacts.
>
>
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>
> NH
>
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