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What is pixel aspect ratio?

What is pixel aspect ratio?: Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Terms and Technology
What is pixel aspect ratio?: Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Terms and Technology

The term pixel aspect ratio is often abbreviated as PAR. Essentially, it is talking about the shape of the pixels—the ratio of the width to the height. What pixel aspect ratios are used in video? In this video, author Richard Harrington explains what pixel aspect ratios are and how that influences motion graphics for video.

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