[vdr] Xine-Plugin, 16:9 TV, black bars

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Sun Oct 30 23:06:21 CET 2005


Gregoire Favre wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 11:11:35AM +0100, Sebastian Frei wrote:

>>I have a new 16:9 display and use it with the xine-plugin. Unfortunately many 
>>stations broadcast 16:9 content in a 4:3 stream with hardcoded black bars at 
>>the top and the bottom. There is no possibility with xine and/or the 
>>xine-plugin to get rid of the black bars, the expand post-plugin doesn't work 
>>in this situation.
> Have you tried to play with (a) aspect ratio and the different zoom (z,Z
> also combined with alt and crtl I think as default) ?

This seems to be a working solution. Some TV sets can do something 
similar which is often called "cinema zoom".

Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
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