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video size differs in tracker from player
Tim Wagner
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I try to analyse a video in mpg-format.
If I start the mpg (720x576 pixel) in a player (vlc, windows media player) the player starts in
widescreen format - no distortion with a width-to-height ratio of approx. 1.8.
If I import the video in Tracker it shows me a width-to-height ratio of approx 1.3 (disortion).
This makes it impossible to analyse distances and sizes.
Is there a configuration item to adjust the width-to-height ratio in Tracker?

Thanks and bye


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Re: video size differs in tracker from player -
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Douglas Brown
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This happens with video formats that use non-square pixels.  You can fix it with a Resize video filter (Video|Filters|New|Resize).  I'm not sure what dimensions to resize it to but you might try 1024 x 576 which is 16:9, probably what you want.  Doug


> Re: video size differs in tracker from player
>
> I try to analyse a video in mpg-format.
> If I start
> the mpg (720x576 pixel) in a player (vlc, windows
> media player) the player starts in
> widescreen format
> - no distortion with a width-to-height ratio of approx.
> 1.8.
> If I import the video in Tracker it shows me
> a width-to-height ratio of approx 1.3 (disortion)
>
> This makes it impossible to analyse distances and sizes
>
> Is there a configuration item to adjust the width-to-height
> ratio in Tracker?
>
> Thanks and bye



Re: video size differs in tracker from player -
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Douglas Brown
339 Posts

Another 16:9 possibility is 720x405. This might be better as it doesn't attempt to upsize the video...



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