16:9 aspect ratio

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Re: 16:9 aspect ratio

Post by 4thRock » Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:00 pm

For analog PAL, you have WSS signaling that could be used to indicate 4:3 aspect ratio or a "zoom the middle" mode:

But from a practical point of view, an interesting option would be to stretch JUST the border area.
An example with an image featuring border effects:
(original here https://zxart.ee/eng/authors/d/diver/me ... -defender/)

Emulators could do this, eventually as some sort of filter.
You get proper proportions and a filled screen with no cropping.
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