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Re: AVIDemux Oddity

Pardon my piggybacking.

On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 01:39:00PM -0400, Jos? Alburquerque wrote:
> Scarletdown wrote:
> >I'm trying to remaster a set of DVDs, and AVIDemux is giving me a
> >strange problem.
> >
> >After ripping the disks to my hard drive using vobcopy, I renamed the
> >VOB files, changing their extensions to mpeg.  When I bring up one of
> >the mpegs in XINE, it looks fine, full screen.  However, when I bring it
> >up in AVIDemux so I can edit it, the aspect ratio is all wrong.  Here's
> >a screenshot showing what I am talking about:

Not surprising.  The DVD standard requires that MPEG2 video have dimensions
of 720x480 for NTSC and 720x576 for PAL.  The standard requires that these
files always be played back at 4:3 aspect ratio, rather than their native. 
AVIDemux doesn't know that.
Carl Fink                                   nitpicking@nitpicking.com 

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