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Old 10-02-2008, 01:50 PM   #1
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how to add black bars to make mpeg4 1920x1080 even?


Hi all,

I am trying to play back some video on my PS3 but it is *extremely* finicky with the video format. It needs to be mpeg4 with AAC audio and either 852x480, 1280x720, or 1920x1080.

The problem is that I have two videos, one is 1920x800 and the other 1920x1040. All I need to do is increase the width by adding black space to both sides of the video.

My video is contained in an MKV, but I can easily extract it for the processing.

I'd greatly appreciate any help. Or, does anyone know any other forums that would be good to ask this?

Thanks!
George
 
Old 10-03-2008, 12:12 PM   #2
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Are you running the latest firmware on your PS3? I have never had problems running arbitrary resolution videos on mine; it just always scaled it up to the system's output resolution (and maintained the video's original aspect ratio).
 
Old 10-03-2008, 12:21 PM   #3
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yeah definitely, it won't play anything not at a proper HD resolution that i know of
 
Old 10-06-2008, 06:01 PM   #4
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You can pad or crop. -croptop ## -cropleft ## -padtop ## -padleft ## (bottom / right / .....) ffmpeg options. -padcolor RRGGBB where RRGGBB is the HEX number of the color, just like html's #000000.

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http://www.linuxjournal.com/video/li...g-magic-ffmpeg
 
  


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