Q: I recently recorded some videos with my camera. However, when I put these MOV videos on my computer hard driver and play them with VLC media player, I found all these videos showed 4:3 video aspect ratio. Can I change the video aspect ratio to 16:9 with some software? I like watch the widescreen with my TV set.
A: Joyoshare Video Converter is a correct choice for you to change the video aspect ratio. As we all know, the video aspect ratio is decided by the the width and height of the image and the most common aspect ratios are 4:3 and 16:9. And the widescreen is much more popular nowadays, like TV set, most mobile devices. Imaging if you are playing a 4:3 aspect ratio video on a wide screen device, what would happen? Yes, the video image will be distorted seriously. It's not a very comfortable experience. But don't be worried about that now. Joyoshare Video Converter can easily help you change the video aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9 for wide screen playback.
Part 1. Joyoshare Video Converter Key Features
Convert videos between a wide range of popular formats.
Support almost all popular audio formats conversion.
Edit videos with trim, crop, watermark, subtitle tiny tools.
Support converting video and audio files to all mobile devices.
Part 2. Complete Guide on How to Change Video Aspect Ratio
Step 1 Add videos to Joyoshare
Step 2 Set video aspect ratio as 16:9
Original Display: This option means you can set the video aspect ratio as original.
Original Resolution: By choosing this option, you can keep the original video resolution.
Full Screen: This means you can set the video aspect ratio to fulfill the screen. Then you won't see any black edge while playing the video.
16:9: This is the correct choice if you want to set your video aspect ratio as 16:9.
4:3: By choosing this option, you can set the video aspect ratio as 4:3.
Pan Scan: It's a method of adjusting widescreen film images so that they can be shown within the proportions of a standard definition 4:3 aspect ratio television screen, often cropping off the sides of the original widescreen image to focus on the composition's most important aspects.