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watching movies in eyefinity ?

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Hi, i was wondering if anyone can assist me in getting this to work?

this guy seems to have it setup pretty good
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUDKjBvHel8[/ame]

any ideas how he did it?
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lol why you would want to do this is beyond me.
    
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post #3 of 6
Movies have a fixed aspect ratio. Most often 2.35:1 or around there.

To make your movies play in eyefinity, you have to crop off some of the top and the bottom. Quite a bit, in fact. This crop makes watching the movie quite horrible in eyefinity. So you shouldn't even try tbh.


That being said, even if you did want this, I don't know how it would be done. I assume some sort of crop setting in the video player instead of "fit the screen" setting.
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You can do this in VLC, but like i said.. why even bother.
    
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post #5 of 6
Movies in Eyefinity is nasty!!!
Don't bother with the stretched image.
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Yeah, he's just set up a group in eyefinity and dragged a movie window to play over all screens.

Horrible idea because either the aspect will be totally wrong or you lose lots of information because it's zoomed in/cropped (which is what that video looks like)...unless you can find video in 16:3 AR, but most movies are shot at 21:9.
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