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    Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    Hi, I want Smplayer to display all videos in 16:9 aspect ratio.

    I searched at google & found a solution here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=863779.

    Its working, with Gnome Mplayer but not with Smplayer.

    Smplayer still displays all videos in their default ARs.

    Suppose I arrange multiple videos in Smplayer's playlist I need to get up from my seat & change the AR, every time a new track starts playing. This is really tiresome.

    Please help
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    Re: Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    see if setting it in totem helps

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    Re: Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    Quote Originally Posted by no2498 View Post
    see if setting it in totem helps
    Thanks for your reply.

    Since most of my videos are high definition, vdpau is something I can't do without. Previously vlc was the only player I used but since it is not yet capable of using vdpau efficiently I only use Smplayer & Gnome Mplayer.

    A) Settings in Totem doesn't allow to specify AR
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    B) I just played a 1080 video in Totem. The cpu usage was in the 50s.
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    If someone is sure of the fact that forcing aspect ration in not possible in Smplayer, kindly reply.
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    Re: Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    If someone is sure of the fact that forcing aspect ratio is not possible in Smplayer ...... please reply.
    Last edited by linuxyogi; January 14th, 2011 at 04:18 PM.
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    Re: Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    Try these:

    Preferences > Advanced > Monitor Aspect > 16:9

    or maybe

    Video > Aspect Ratio > 16:9

    You can also try passing mplayer options via

    Preferences > Advanced > Options for MPlayer

    try adding "-monitoraspect 16:9" in that box, though I'm guessing the "Monitor Aspect" setting does the same thing.

    See "man mplayer" for more possibilities. Anything mplayer supports can be utilized via smplayer by adding the appropriate options to "Options for MPlayer."
    Last edited by SeijiSensei; January 14th, 2011 at 04:07 PM.

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    Re: Force Aspect Ratio in Smpalyer

    Quote Originally Posted by SeijiSensei View Post
    Try these:

    Preferences > Advanced > Monitor Aspect > 16:9

    or maybe

    Video > Aspect Ratio > 16:9

    "
    Preferences > Advanced > Monitor Aspect > 16:9

    was already selected.

    Video > Aspect Ratio > 16:9

    Works. But doesn't change the AR permanently.

    Quote Originally Posted by SeijiSensei View Post
    Preferences > Advanced > Options for MPlayer

    try adding "-monitoraspect 16:9" in that box, though I'm guessing the "Monitor Aspect" setting does the same thing.
    Just tried that. Didn't work.

    Quote Originally Posted by SeijiSensei View Post
    See "man mplayer" for more possibilities.
    Working on it.

    Thanks.
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