How to do letterbox

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How to do letterbox

Postby xcanada » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:13 pm

The source is 4x3, and I want to change it to 16x9. How can I do this?
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Re: How to do letterbox

Postby mirkosp » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:59 pm

If it's 4:3 and you want to bring it to 16:9 without cropping, then it is pillarbox you'll need to do.
The actual amount depends on your resolution, but basically it'd be something like:
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addborders(60,0,60,0)

will add 60 black pixels to the left and 60 to the right.
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Re: How to do letterbox

Postby xcanada » Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:23 pm

Thank you so much for your reply! This noob really appreciates it :)
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Re: How to do letterbox

Postby Cannonaire » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:33 am

Alternately, you can crop it in your NLE. This gives you the benefit of deciding how to crop each section, but it takes a bit more work.
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