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gary Jarvisreformat video to screen size
by on Jul 10, 2013 at 10:42:05 pm

I have two output ports of 1280 x 512 with a 1080p my screen is 1344 wide, to enable me to cover the full screen area I have to use both ports my problem is that, port 1 shows the top half of my vid and port 2 shows the bottom half.
What I would like to do is;
a) Choose a portion of my vid that will be 1920 x 512
b) Cut it in half 960 x 512
c) Cut and paste the right hand 960 x 512 under left hand vid
d) This would leave me with a 960 x 1024 actual vid size but,
e) When played on my screen it will be a continuous 1920 x 540

My sit is I would like to create this for screen test

My problem is that I have adobe cs5. I am vaguely familiar with AE any suggestions

Any help would be greatly appreciated

All the best


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Walter SoykaRe: reformat video to screen size
by on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:26:14 pm

This may be a case where a picture is worth a thousand words.

I'd suggest that you could create a 1920x512 comp and place your source footage in that. Position it as you like.

Create a 960x1024 comp, place your 1920x512 comp inside it, and duplicate the 1920x512 comp's layer so you have two. Reposition them as necessary.

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gary JarvisRe: reformat video to screen size
by on Jul 21, 2013 at 6:00:01 pm

My apologies for my tardiness mate, been (fortunately) quite busy. It worked out fine

Thank you


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