[vdr] NTSC vdr playing on PAL TV cropped

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Mon Mar 12 19:01:49 CET 2007


Simon Baxter wrote:

> I'm running vdr-pvrinput and vdr-xine.  Until recently I was living in
> the US (NTSC land), but moved back to NZ (PAL land) recently.
> I'm also now playing at 16:9
> Everything I watch or record here is at full screen, but all the
> recordings I made in the US are cropped with verticle black bands up
> either side.
> Can I 'stretch' the replaying image horizontally?

You may want to zoom the image, but this will crop the image at top and
bottom. Another trick is to set the aspect ratio to 16:9, but this might
stretch to much horizontally.

All the above can be achieved via xine's menu.

Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de

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