Some videos start with an improper aspect ratio. Is there a way (shortcut?) to cycle aspect ratio?
vlc allows you to cycle between different aspect ratios using the
a key or the menu
mpv allows to cycle between different aspect ratios with a key set in
~/.mpv/input.conf. To use the
A key, you need to have the line
A cycle-values video-aspect "16:9" "4:3" "2.35:1" "-1". The file (and folder) can (and may need to) be created manually at that location, copy it from here: just uncomment that line (delete
# in front), or set another key combination, like
Okay, at the risk of being considered rude, I need to ask why coderMess decided to not answer the user's question, but instead offer up advice on using another piece of software.
Sure, you can use VLC, but what if you don't want to?
And why bother answering a question with the advice of using different software?
If we want this whole thing to work, we have to let the developers know about these bugs, not just tell someone to use something else.