Digital Video Forums  

Go Back   Digital Video Forums > Other > Archive (Closed) > Archived Posts > Authoring and Editing

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11 Mar 2003, 02:06 PM   #1
Junior Member
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Sweden
Posts: 3
Default Can I change aspect ratio on mpg2 before making DVD:eg cut each filmframe?

I┤m buying a hauppage 350 TV card with mpeg decoding and encoding and harddisk VCR,and my question is:
Lets┤say I record a movie from the TV with lets say the SVCD or DVD capture modes in the hauppage meny. I then end up with a 4:3 mpeg recording with a letterbox with black edges.Is there a program on the market that will let me edit this mpegfile by batch converting frame by frame so the entire movie can be zoomed in and cut the black horisontal edges off or reducing them so they are smaller (loosing ofcourse some of the vertical edges of the movie). What I┤m trying to say here is there a way for me to convert an mpeg file that is in the "4:3 with letterbox" format (could also be a movie captured from a VCR) so that I get the 4:3 (normal TV) aspect ratio WITHOUT horisontal black edges or with smaller edges). I realize this means I loose some of the pictures resolution and some of the outer edges. I remember when I bought the movie TITANIC I could get a hold of a "cut " version that had no black edges,and this is what I want to do with the films I record from the TVcard. I know I can export to a different aspect ratio in ex.adobe premiere but this will DISTORT the picture since it doesnt cut and zoom each film frame. Is there a program that will do this automatically???
I┤m a newbie so please excuse me if this is a stupid question or if it┤s the wrong forum,but none of the people I asked have a clue how to solve this problem.
Kind Regards Dexter.
Dexter0713 is offline  
Old 11 Mar 2003, 02:32 PM   #2
Movie Lovers
 
alcskid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: South East
Posts: 170
Thumbs up

Yes, I know a program that can help you Zooming and Croping MPEG1 files very easily.
I often used it. The name of the software was Panasonic MPEG encoder (You just set zoom ratio or cropping, then it will re-encode all movie frames).

Sorry I can give you a link of this software cause I had been warned by this ADMIN's forum not to promote any COMMERCIAL SOFTWARE ! Why ? Just ask to the admin, cause I don't know the reason.

Happy Encoding !
__________________
...My Foot Print...
alcskid is offline  
Old 15 Mar 2003, 12:46 PM   #3
Gold Member
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: england
Posts: 101
Default full frame 4:3 aspect ratio

use FLASKMPEG to do this very simple task you can find it in the downloads section
gchester is offline  
 

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT +10. The time now is 02:45 AM.

Kirsch designed by Andrew & Austin


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Digital Digest

Visit DivXLand   Visit dvdloc8.com