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Old 10-09-2003, 03:26 PM   #1
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MPlayer videos upside down!

The first time I played an AVI in MPlayer it was upside down, so I went to the codec menu and deselected "Use non-interleaved AVI parser" and it worked. But now every other video I play is upside down and I can't seem to change it back.
Old 10-09-2003, 03:51 PM   #2
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In the mplayer preferences under the video tab there is an option to 'flip image upside down'.
Old 10-09-2003, 04:10 PM   #3
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It happens sometimes in windows as well. To solve that, there are 2 methods.

1. use "-flip" option
2. Turn the monitor upside down
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Originally posted by codec
2. Turn the monitor upside down
he he he. nice tip.
Old 10-09-2003, 06:48 PM   #5
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It happens sometimes in windows as well. To solve that, there are 2 methods. 1. use "-flip" option 2. Turn the monitor upside down
There is a third method, which always works (even if he has a CRT display): he himself can stand (or sit) upside down.

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