Aspect Ratio Calculator

Aspect Ratio Calculator

Aspect Ratio Calculator calculates the ratio of a shape, using its longer dimension and shorter dimension. Aspect Ratio Calculator can be use for a shape or for a image, the explanation below is for image aspect ratio.



Aspect Ratio Calculator – About

Aspect Ratio Calculator

Aspect Ratio Calculator – Standards

4:3 Standard

This is the aspect ratio used for movies in the “silent era” and used nowadays for film production under the nomenclature Super 35. 4:3 is close to the 1.37:1 aspect ratio definite as a standard after the introduction of optical sound-on-film. When cinema audience dropped, Hollywood produced widescreen aspect ratios in order to distinguish the movie industry from television

16:9 Standard

16:9 is the worldwide standard format of HDTV, non-HD digital TV and analog widescreen TV PAL+. Several digital video cameras have the potential to record in 16:9, and it is the only widescreen aspect ratio native in the DVD. DVD producers are able to also choose to show flat wider ratios such as 2.39:1 and 1.85:1 within the 16:9 DVD border by hard matting or adding black bars within the image itself.

Use our Aspect Ratio Calculator.