Aspect ratio: PAL SVCD

Enter width and height

Aspect Ratio (short: A/R) is the width of an image or screen, divided by the height. In landscape orientation, the A/R is > 1, for portrait orientation the A/R is < 1 and for square screens, this is = 1.

Calculation

  • Size = 480 x 576 = 0.28 megapixels
  • Aspect ratio = 0.83
  • Angle of diagonal = 0.876 rad = 50.2°
  • Length of diagonal = 750 pixels
  • Letterboxing

    How does a 0.83 image fit on a screen with a different aspect ratio?

    Cinema screens

    Cinema 2K scope screen (2.39)

    Using 35 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Cinema 2K flat screen (1.85)

    Using 45 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Cinema 2K full envelope (1.90)

    Using 44.1 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Barco Escape Cinema (5.94)

    Using 14 % of the screen

     Pillar box

    TV screens

    HD television (16:9)

    Using 46.9 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Extra Wide TV (21:9)

    Using 35.2 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    SXGA/QSXGA screen (5:4)

    Using 66.7 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    SD television (4:3)

    Using 62.5 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Square screen (1.00)

    Using 83.3 % of the screen

     Pillar box
    Vertical HD screen (0.56)

    Using 67.5 % of the screen

     Letter box

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