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Old May 6th, 2009, 02:27 AM   #1
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Hello All,

I have been asked to produce a file from FCP with a horizontal size of 400. The footage will be shot in DVCam in 16:9. A recent test showed that an outputted file size of 400 x 200 gave the best-looking frame, but is the vertical size of 200 the optimum size to suit a 16:9 frame?

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Old May 6th, 2009, 03:22 AM   #2
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is the vertical size of 200 the optimum size to suit a 16:9 frame?
Not unless you want to crop the frame vertically or distort the aspect ratio . At a horizontal width of 400 to maintain a 16:9 ratio the height will be 400x9/16=225.
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Old May 6th, 2009, 03:26 AM   #3
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Many thanks, merci Nigel ...
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