Black surrounds to video and buttons

Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:01 pm

Thanks to everyone who has helped me so far.
I now would like to eliminate the black vertical lines on each side of the video and on the buttons.
Is there a setting which would enable me to do this,please?
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A Dardzz
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:43 pm

It sounds as if your video is 4:3, is that correct? If it is, you should select the correct 4:3 DVDAS template (I think you may be working with the 16:9 template).
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:51 pm

My project is 16:9 but I have narrow black margins around the edges
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:49 pm

If your rendered video is 16:9 and you have small black bands on either side then I think the only thing that will correct that is to render the project again in VMS and put a check mark in the render option 'Stretch video to fill output frame size (do not letterbox). I leave this option checked for all my projects.
Other, more knowledgeable posters in this forum will correct me if I'm wrong.
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:39 pm

If the black bands are narrow and only at the sides it could be because you are using HD material in a SD Widescreen project. With PAL (I'm not sure about NTSC) SD widescreen is actually slightly wider than the 1.7777 ratio it should be. So you need to stretch as Jack S suggests or alternatively crop a little off the top/bottom.
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:57 pm

I am afraid I am not familiar with the term VMS as I am not technically aware. This is my retirement project and I'm rather learning as I go along.
Would you mind pointing me n the right direction on this?
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Lisha Boo
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:34 pm

OK, I've just found it! I'll let you know if it works.
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Post » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:37 pm

Thank for the help,everybody. It worked perfectly.
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