10 Replies Latest reply on Jul 6, 2009 6:37 AM by the_wine_snob

    Unexpected results using the crop function

    Bert Na

      I'm working with 1280 x 720 files and want to change the aspect ratio to 2.2:1 so I used the crop function in Premiere Elements and cropped the top and bottom by 9.7%. Everything looks fine in the preview panel but in the exported video file, it looks like the crop is evenly applied to the sides as well to maintain the 16:9 original aspect ratio that I started the project with. I was not able to create a new preset to 1280 x 580 which I think would solve the problem. Any ideas on how to get around this problem?

       

      This is what I'd like to get:

      http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/4451/crop1a.jpg

      But this is what I got using the crop function:

      http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/3550/crop2f.jpg