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I thought windowboxing was used for viewing things like 1.66:1 images on a 1.78:1 set where you couldn't see the entire image without cropping one of the sides so you would have black bars all around the picture, and pillarboxes (puns aside) were viewing 1.33:1 content where you could get full height, but not width so you get black bars on the sides.


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I think that's UK-specific usage, as Vas points out :-)

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Pillar-boxes?? Haven't heard anything like that referred to for years and years!

Letter boxes, and "LetterBox" format smile

Well, technically, "post box" i guess since you don't just put letters in the post box. Sigh.

Anyway, i thought widescreen on a 4:3 with bars top and bottom was letterbox? (Not that i've read the entire thread, and that could already have been said!)

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Quote:
Originally posted by Joe Burns:
I just like the "hard-edged" look you get with the software rendere
Uncheck "Smoothing" in the GL plugin, if that's what you like.

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