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Old 2007-10-26, 08:16 PM
Salva Veritate Salva Veritate is offline
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Re: Unnecessary 16:9 (or: how I learned to cut off the black bars on a 4:3 video authored in 16:9 and love the bomb)

Originally Posted by pawel
Screenshot looks like it is pillarboxed 4:3, rather rare display mode but French channels are damn nightmare (PAL SECAM; DVB broadcasts are non DVD compliant). The trick with IFO should work, however, you will still have vertical black bars.
Bingo, this was the work of a French dude, and most if not all of the video (an interview compilation) is either dubbed or subtitled in French. I think he recorded it all over a period of time then converted it to DVD. And yeah, pillarbox was the word I was looking for.

I can't understand PGCEdit so I'll try IFOEdit, maybe that will give me better luck. Basically what I'm trying to say is:

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