Aspect ratio: PAL DVD: 1.25

Calculation

  • Size = 720 x 576 = 0.41 megapixels
  • Aspect ratio: 1.25 (landscape orientation)

Letterboxing

How does a 1.25 image fit on a ...

Barco Escape Cinema (5.94)

Using 21.1 % of the screen

Pillar box
Cinema 2K scope screen (2.39)

Using 52.5 % of the screen

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Cinema 2K flat screen (1.85)

Using 67.6 % of the screen

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Cinema 2K full envelope (1.90)

Using 66.1 % of the screen

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Extra Wide TV (21:9)

Using 52.7 % of the screen

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SXGA/QSXGA screen (5:4)

Using 100% of the screen

Perfect match
HD television (16:9)

Using 70.6 % of the screen

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SD television (4:3)

Using 94 % of the screen

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Square screen (1.00)
(e.g. Instagram)

Using 80 % of the screen

Letter box
Vertical HD screen (0.56)
(e.g. your phone)

Using 45 % of the screen

Letter box