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Ava de MingoProblem with Aspect Ratio (1080p30)
by on Mar 30, 2011 at 6:01:52 am

My footage is encoded as DVCPRO HD 1080p30. When I import my clips into AE, the aspect ratio is distorted, despite having set my composition settings to match my footage -- including my pixel aspect ratio to DVCPRO HD 1080 (1.5). Can anyone help me get my proper aspect ratio happening? Not sure what Im overlooking here.

Note: Importing and exporting the same clip in FCP, with the same settings, does not create any problem!

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Chris ButtacoliRe: Problem with Aspect Ratio (1080p30)
by on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:24:37 am

Is the "Toggle Pixel Aspect Ratio" clicked on? It is the icon located at the bottom of the comp screen next to the "view" layout drop down menu.

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Ava de MingoRe: Problem with Aspect Ratio (1080p30)
by on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:31:02 am

Yes. I have tried exporting the file and toggling the aspect ratio button doesn't appear to do anything for the output.

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Tudor "Ted" JelescuRe: Problem with Aspect Ratio (1080p30)
by on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:13:51 pm

Have you checked both the pixel aspect ratio for the comp and for the way AE interprets your footage?

Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
Senior VFX Artist

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