Kodi DSPlayer – DirectShow Player for Windows
(2015-10-15, 21:47)Warner306 Wrote:
(2015-10-15, 15:13)gotham_x Wrote: In general, the size and color of the graphics card how to set it? I have these default values in Display -> Change resolution.

Desktop 32-bit color depth =

Intensity of color 'output = 8 bpc - or (12 bpc)

Color format of 'output = RGB - or (YCbCr422 / YCbCr444)

Dynamic range of the output = Limited - or (Maximum)

- 32-bit color depth
- 8 bpc
- RGB Limited

Several configurations are possible. The following is taken from the guide:

RGB Output Levels

Proper RGB output levels are necessary when passing from PC to TV color spaces. When sending video via HDMI to a TV, in most cases, color spaces are set as follows (Note: LAV Video RGB settings do not apply):

(madVR) PC levels (0-255) -> (GPU) Limited Range RGB 16-235 -> (TV) Output as RGB 16-235

madVR expands the source 16-235 signal to full range RGB leaving the conversion back to 16-235 to the graphics card.

If your HTPC is a dedicated Kodi machine, an alternative approach is possible.

Alternative Color Space Configuration:

(madVR) TV levels (16-235) -> (Kodi) Use limited color range (16-235) -> (GPU) Full Range RGB 0-255 -> (TV) Output as RGB 16-235

In this configuration, the signal remains 16-235 until it reaches the TV avoiding any clipping by the GPU. This is the most pure path with the fewest color range conversions and least amount of added dithering. However, other computer applications will appear over-saturated as a result unless they are also configured to use 16-235 levels. Note: Kodi must be configured under System -> Video output to use a limited color range to match madVR.

A final option involves setting your TV to output RGB 0-255 and leaving all settings at full range. madVR expands the source to 0-255 and displays it full range on your television. The TV must first be calibrated while set to full range RGB. The result can vary depending on how well your TV displays whiter-than-white and blacker-than-black values.

PC Color Space Configuration:

(madVR) PC levels (0-255) -> (GPU) Full Range RGB 0-255 -> (TV) Output as RGB 0-255

More information on TV vs PC color spaces here.


Warner, you'll think, but read the guide, I, me personally I've spent many hours to learn as much as possible, I put into practice all three settings RGB output levels, the most powerful of the three to my eyes is the first the other two settings keep the gray with stripes and crushed blacks, to say this, I'm not a great expert in calibration tv / monitor, my current TV is a Sony KDL-46HX900, sincerely, I do not know if it exceeds classic BTB and WTW.

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