The Aspect ratio is mostly rectangular, but there are square based aspect ratio.
The Aspect ratio from its name entails that it is a ratio, which is in form of mathematical ratios, that is expressed by two numbers separated by a colon, for example 4:3.
If expressed as in the form x:y, x is the width, while y is the height, that is in the form
Below are some popular aspect ratio and where they are used:
1:1: Square form
4:3(1.33:1): Traditional television screen or computer monitor standard
16:9(1.77:1): (HDTV) High definition Television, US digital broadcast TV standard, it is the most popular aspect ratio.
21:9: In use in theaters and cinemas.
16:10(1.6:1 or 8:5): Common Computer Screen ratio
1.85:1: Widescreen cinema standard especially in the US
21:9: in use in theaters and cinemas.
2.21:1: Used in cinemas
2.35:1: Widescreen cinema standard
2.39:1: For Cinema screen
5:4(1.25:1): Early television and large format computer formats
So let’s see how to change or set aspect ratio for the UMPlayer using the different methods listed below:
Using Keyboard shortcut
A: Press A on the Keyboard and it will cycle through Auto, 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 14:9,14:10, 16:9, 16:10, 2.35:1 or Disabled.
Using Right Click
Right Click on the UMPlayer Window, Click on Video, click on aspect ratio and select either Auto, 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 5:4, 14:9,14:10, 16:9, 16:10, 2.35:1 or Disabled.
Hope with this, you have been able to change the aspect ratio available on the UMPlayer.
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