[Sidefx-houdini-list] Mplay question

Mark Alexander malexander at sidefx.com
Fri Nov 14 12:57:21 EST 2008

> So unless the image file format stores the pixel aspect ratio, and  
> unless Mantra actually writes the pixel aspect into said file, and  
> unless Mplay knows to read it back in and actually use it, to the  
> image viewer the file is just a bunch of pixels, which it will  
> display square by default.

All of this is true, and mantra & mplay both properly handle the pixel 
aspect ratio. The problem with TIFF is that the pixel aspect ratio can't 
be stored in that file format. It'll work with EXR or PIC, though.


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