Kind of new to all this. I'm having trouble converting to
.flv from .mov. The video is flattened and stretched slightly. I've
read that this is because pixels on television screens are
rectangular and pixels on computer screens are square. Is this
true? And if so, is there a proper ratio to plug into the flash
converter to preserve the aspect ratio and prevent distortion? I'm
trying to output a 360 x 240 .flv video originally shot in DV.
Thanks for the help.
There is a video resize option on the FLV Video Encoder. Go
into Advanced Settings on the encoder, put in your desired width
and height. Make sure to uncheck the box to make it a locked ratio.
YOu may need to tinker with the numbers until you get the video
Thanks for the help. I read the blog on square vs.
rectangular pixels. Interesting. I finally got the conversion to
look correct by getting out a calculator and making sure the aspect
ratio was 1.33 to 1. As you said, you have to uncheck the box that
preserves the aspect ratio and just plug in your own based on a
hand calculation. It's odd that this isn't a built in feature.
Seems like it would be a common problem for anyone converting from
DV. Appreciate the advice.