[vlc-devel] Fwd: Zoom in fullscreen mode

Kaarlo Räihä agent_007 at luukku.com
Thu Jan 22 00:25:18 CET 2009

I think cropping the borders out should fix it. There is also a zoom feature if you want to use it (default hotkey is z and shift+z).

Ryan Deemer kirjoitti 20.01.2009 kello 21:56:
> Hi all,
> I sent this email to the vlc users list but didn't get a response.
>  It would
> be
> great if someone could help me out with this one.
> Thanks in advance
> Ryan
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Ryan Deemer <ryan.deemer at gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 6:40 PM
> Subject: Zoom in fullscreen mode
> To: vlc at videolan.org
> Hi there,
> I have a small problem zooming certain of my media files in
> full screen mode using vlc player.
> My movie is in the traditional VCD format where the actual
> movie is in 16:9 ratio, but the file has built in black
> borders on the top and bottom to make it in 4:3 format.
> Now when I play this movie in fullscreen mode on my 16:9
> laptop screen, there are black borders at the top and
> bottom(which is present in the movie file) and there are
> black borders on the left and the right put in by vlc to
> maintain the original aspect ratio. This causes a wastage
> of screen space.
> See the attached image.
> Using mplayer on linux I am able to zoom the file in a better manner
> using the following command (my screen has 1600x900) resolution.
> mplayer -zoom -xy 1600 Test.wmv
> This is not full screen mode but fully utilizes my screen
> space.But this doesnt work well with windows version of mplayer.
> Is there a way to zoom my movie correctly on vlc player in
> windows ?
> Thanks
> Ryan.

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