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Old 09-20-2010, 05:39 PM   #1
james_larson
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(VLC) how to remove top & bottom black bars


VLC, ubuntu 10.04
i was wonderin when watchin a movie how do i remove the black bars that are on top & bottom of the screen?
 
Old 09-20-2010, 05:49 PM   #2
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you mean black sections that appear with widescreen movies or some bug that make black bar in fullscreen?

try with other players too.
 
Old 09-20-2010, 09:42 PM   #3
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while video is playing right click video / aspect ratio
change the aspect ratio
minimal view
fullscreen
 
Old 09-21-2010, 09:40 PM   #4
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i mean when u play them in widescreen not a bug....i have a widesreen tv with a built in dvd player....when i burn a movie and play it threw the dvd player the black bars dont show up when i hook up the computer to the tv & play the same movie the black bars show up......i tried the aspect ratio & changed it fullscreen but it still there.
 
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in VLC, press c to crop the image, so if there are black bars on top and below, it will cut [most of] them off. The best thing to do is cut it to your screens aspect ratio, ie. cut it to 16:9 so you can get the widest in fullscreen and be sure that you're not cutting anything off.
 
  


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