Urgent: QT quality too low - solved!

Robert Brenstein rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Tue Sep 21 06:18:52 EDT 2004

>Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>I have a movie sized 1024 x 736 which is in a player, and while it 
>>looks reasonably sharp in Apple's QT Player it is noticeably 
>>fuzzier in the Rev player.
>>I've double-checked the size of the movie and turned off the 
>>border, still fuzzier.
>>As far as I can discern, I see two potential causes:
>>1. The sizes as set by Rev are wrong.  I can tweak pixel by pixel
>>    and see if that solves it.
>>2. The movies were made with QT's "High Quality" enabled.  Does
>>    Rev's player not honor that?  I don't know how to get past
>>    that if that's the case.
>>Anyone here found QT's not as sharp in Rev as in the QT Player?
>>How did you get around it?
>I found the culprit, it was #1 above.
>Apparently the natural size Rev assigns the player when the fileName 
>is set is 1 pixel too short, at least when the showBorder is off and 
>the showController is on.
>I've Bugzilla'd this here:
>It may be a problem with the QT API (wouldn't be the first one), or 
>an issue with how Rev uses it. Either way, once you know what's up 
>it's easy to work around: just add 1 pixel and set the lockLoc of 
>the player to true.
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Media Corporation

Wasn't there a report on this list not that long ago that some 
windows were made 1 pixel too small in Rev? May be that is related 
(if my memory does not fail me).


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