[hatari-users] Video padding

Eero Tamminen oak at helsinkinet.fi
Sun Oct 9 17:38:01 CEST 2011


On sunnuntai 09 lokakuu 2011, Nicolas Pomarède wrote:
> Le 08/10/2011 14:35, Anders Eriksson a écrit :
> > while trying to make some Falcon video recordings from Hatari, I've
> > come across a problem. When the Falcon changes video mode, the Hatari
> > window resizes, and so does the frame size of the recorded video. This
> > makes it pretty hopeless to work with the recorded file afterwards.
> > 
> > Would it be possible to add a "padding" area of selected size? Eg,
> > select that the video size should be 800x600, and the resulting screen
> > render is centered to this buffer. It would make the recording useful
> > also in Falcon mode.
> > 
> > Also I think this would be pretty good for non-recording sessions, as
> > seeing the Hatari window change in size when running a game or demo is
> > pretty ugly :)
> I see what you mean and I agree it can produces bad results when
> recording video.
> At the AVI level, it's not possible to have different x/y resolution in
> the same file, so the solution would be to have a larger screen where
> the atari's screen is centered.
> It looks similar to the fullscreen mode when video/freq is not changed
> and we keep the same desktop resolution. Perhaps Eero could add this
> functionnality by extending the '--desktop' option ?

If one currently uses --desktop option and does recording in fullscreen,
does it already produce the desired result?

I.e. this is a request to have something similar also in windowed mode:
	--fixed-rez 800x480

	- Eero

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