Changing Aspect Ratio in FCE

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by mcgillhorn, May 18, 2010.

  1. mcgillhorn macrumors newbie

    May 18, 2010
    I had students import hours of HD quicktime footage and now that we are finished we have black bars above and below our footage. It doesn't seem to matter what settings we change, we can't get rid of these bars. Can anyone give me some advice on how to resolve this.

    Also we are wanting to export but all our exports are resulting in pixely .mov files. Solutions?
  2. evil_santa macrumors 6502a


    Sep 23, 2003
    London, England

    have you looked at the imported files in quicktime, if you see the black bars in the quicktime viewer , your footage was shot letterboxed, some cameras give this option.

    if the files are fine, they this, i posted this the other day about changing aspect ratios in FCP

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