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07-12-2004, 07:39 PM
Can anyone recommend links to explain how pixel shape (whether rectangular or square) affects video...or maybe how you use pixel shape for various types of video?

thank you!


07-12-2004, 08:28 PM
If you do a google for "video pixel aspect ratio" you should find tons of info. You'll mainly encounter non-square pixels with DV or D1.
This link dicusses the topic with regards to After Effects -http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/1809a.htm

If you know you will be using non-square pixels you can set the aspect ratio in the camera properties so you won't need to compensate for it.