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Video Scaling and Anti Aliasing

When a user is playing back a high resolution rendition of a video (HTML5) in a small player embedded on a webpage (not fullscreen), the video looks aliased or has "jaggies". It looks like this is due to the player scaling down the video. This was an issue with with Flash video before, but you can turn on a a feature called "video smoothing" in the Javascript embed code. However, I'm not sure how to do this for an html5 video player. Is there a way you can activate an anti-aliasing filter or video smoothing filter? This is particularly an issue with videos that have lots of text and graphics.

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Cooper Reid

JW Player Support Agent  
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There is no out of the box solution for anti-aliasing or video smoothing. One thing you can try is to use CSS to to fix the image rendering:

Hope this helps -


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