[FFmpeg-user] Resizing ffplay window with fixed aspect ratio

Mark Filipak markfilipak at neo.rr.com
Thu Dec 22 23:17:00 EET 2022

On 12/22/22 14:51, Dave Blanchard wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Dec 2022 13:43:55 -0600
> Rick Keniuk <daddyo323 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When watching 4:3 aspect and you don't want stuff missing.  Thats a good
>> reason for the black bars.
> I mean when displaying video in a window, not fullscreen. Of course you would want the bars in fullscreen mode, or if maximized. I don't see any useful reason to have them when resizing the window. MPlayer gets this right; in fact it gets a lot of things right that ffplay gets wrong. Unfortunately, it leaks memory.

Have you tried MPV? Recommended. -- Mark.

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