You did not mention a specific Premiere Elements Elements Organizer combo for this, so for now I will address this from the version 11, not Windows Movie Maker, perspective if I need to get version specific.
The Browse for More is a well known route and does offer at least one Adobe profile for 1280 x 720 16:9. I am not sure where you came up with the lesser resolution,1024 x 768 that you mentioned. The Windows Media profiles have existed for several versions of Elements Organizer. Those Adobe ones that you do not see under Output Save As A File Movie (.wmv), can be found in the Windows 7 or 8 64 bit path
Local Disc C
Profile Files (x86)
Elements 11 Organizer
in the tv_profiles Folder are included the .prx files
.....10. 640 x 480 Enhanced Definitions
.....12. 852 x 480 Widescreen Enhanced Definition
.....14 1280 x 720 Widescreen High Definition
A homemade 1920 x 1080 16:9 30 frames per second .prx has long been sought but not that easily produced by many using with the Windows Media Encoder Editor. Apparently you have found one online, and it does get accepted into the Premiere Elements 11 Browse for More choices. And, if you do a gspot readout for the wmv output from Elements Organizer 11, it will display all the "right" properties that you hoped for and that are shown in your screenshot.
The bottom line, why bother with the wmv slideshow? If you take your original photos and size them for 1920 x 1080 16:9, use them in the Elements Organizer 11 Slideshow Editor (Crops used in preferences), use the Edit with Premiere Elements Editor command, what you get in Premiere Elements 11 is full and good in all regard. Have you tried it?
I can see your interest if this is HD going to HD (AVCHD on DVD or Blu-ray disc format on Blu-ray disc, but I do not see this for an Elements Organizer Slideshow that is going to DVD-VIDEO widescreen.
Thanks for that. I didn't know that there were other .prx files provided by Adobe. And Browse for More does not default the browse path to the folder structure you describe, so it's one of those 'you either know it or you don't' things - I didn't :-)
A.T. Romano wrote:
The bottom line, why bother with the wmv slideshow?
The question came up in the PSE forum, where PRE was not available to the poster.
A.T. Romano wrote:
I can see your interest if this is HD going to HD (AVCHD on DVD or Blu-ray disc format on Blu-ray disc
The HD .wmv files can be streamed across a home network to a network enabled Smart TV, so writing to physical media is not necessary and a higher quality slide show can be viewed without TV scaling.
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Thanks for the follow up.
I have run into an odd issue with the Premiere Elements 11 compatibility with the wmv files generated by the Elements Organizer when using the Elements Organizer Slideshow Output option of Save As File Movie WMV/wmv prx profiles.
I need to do more work on this in order to decide if this is a generalization for all or just a problem confined to my computer environment. While I have problems with the Elements Organizer generated .wmv files, I am not having problems in Premiere Elements with any other source .wmv files SD or HD.