4:3 strategies


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4:3 strategies

Okay, I promised I would talk about center cut and letter boxing. Quite often you still need to create 4x3 versions of your content for standard def TV, so I'm going to add another Output Module and open up my Output Module Settings to modify how I save this file to disk. Again, choose a codec that matches whatever your client likes, but you will need to Resize your video. Let's say I'm delivering to an NTSC standard to 486 lines. With my Locked Aspect Ratio switch turned on, I'll say, okay, squish this down to 486, I will tab and it will automatically calculate the right Width for me as well.

The problem is that NTSC video also is not square pixels. The delivered pixels are 11/10s wider than you worked at on your computer. So I'm going to turn off Lock Aspect Ratio, select Resize, cursor to the right and say, x11/10, that is the correct NTSC Pixel Aspect Ratio. Tab, it says I should actually be rendering at 950, 486 to get 486 lines, but to stretch it, to take in...

4:3 strategies
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4:3 strategies provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the After Effects Apprentice 16: Creating a Medical Opening Title

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