FAQ about aspect ratio


(Stanton) #1

As there are still several members who have questions about the aspect ratio of films, and why there are so many different ones, and how they should be on a DVD, here is the place to ask.

At first a link which should be able to answer many basic questions:

http://www.dvdlog.de/filmformate/filmformate-en.htm


(Stanton) #2

The same infos, only now in German:

http://www.dvdlog.de/filmformate/filmformate.htm


(scherpschutter) #3

Great links

Wanted to write an article on it, might still do it (some day)


(Silence) #4

Great thread, I never really got that weird 2:85:9:0:99:1 stuff!


(Bad Lieutenant) #5

Really?
What’s so hard?


(Starblack) #6

He’s only 12, remember.

What are they teaching kids in school these days? In my day, aspect ratio lessons were right after double maths.


(Bad Lieutenant) #7

But this can be explained to a 6 year old. And Silence is brighter than that.

4:3 = 4 units in width and 3 in height


(Silence) #8

Ok ;).

I think widescreen was 2:85,5 or something if I’m not mistaken?


(scherpschutter) #9

[quote=“Silence, post:8, topic:2327”]Ok ;).

I think widescreen was 2:85,5 or something if I’m not mistaken?[/quote]

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