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How can you convert pixel resolution to inches
show user profile  devildog
Hello,
I'm lookig for the best width and height dimensions to fit a visio 52" HD TV. In max you can custom your out put in pixels like 2500 x 1200 or you can use a preset like vistavision. what would I set my output to too best fit the TV.

Thanks for any help!
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1/25/2012 2:16:18 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:16:18 PM)
show user profile  Cube
full HD (progressive) is 1920x1080 irrespective of the actual size of the tv screen.
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1/25/2012 2:22:34 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:22:34 PM)
show user profile  devildog
is their an easy way you can figure that out if you hade all diifrent sizes. were could I look this up.

Thanks,
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1/25/2012 2:25:36 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:25:36 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vector_Video_Standards2.svg





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1/25/2012 2:30:39 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:30:39 PM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
huh?....All different sizes?
wtf?

It's either 1080 HD, 720 HD or SD. Period. As was said.....TV size is completely irrelevant.
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1/25/2012 2:32:23 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:32:23 PM)
show user profile  Cube
sorry not sure what you mean.
if you are creating a movie for a standard full HD TV then you need to render it at 1920x1080

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1/25/2012 2:32:56 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:32:56 PM)
show user profile  devildog
Thank you this helps. would thier be any specific settings to se for a flat screen TV when rendering?
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1/25/2012 2:34:00 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:34:00 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
The size of the screen does not indicate the resolution. I think that is your confusion.



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1/25/2012 2:34:16 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:34:16 PM)
show user profile  Cube
Your best bet is just the render it to a targa sequence and then put it togther in after effects or premiere or similar editing program. What are you planning on using to play the animation back? Bluray?
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1/25/2012 2:37:12 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:37:12 PM)
show user profile  devildog
It would be played back on a DVD. Thing is that my renderings look cloudy or stretched when put onto somthing other then a computer nomater how big I make it.
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1/25/2012 2:39:43 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:39:43 PM)
show user profile  Cube
DVD is standard def 720x576 in the UK not HD so it makes no difference how big you make the render it will always be converted down. You're probably getting your pixel aspect ratios wrong if they look stretched
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1/25/2012 2:44:26 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 2:44:26 PM)
show user profile  devildog
ok to make this simple I would like to render an animation for a customer that would be played back on a 52" HD visio. This doesn't mean I will make an hd video what would make my picture look normal.
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1/25/2012 3:12:23 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 3:12:23 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
The size of the screen means literally nothing when considering output resolution.



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1/25/2012 3:17:23 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 3:18:47 PM)
show user profile  jareu
1920 x 1080 will is the best quality animation/render you will get on a HD TV. Render at that.



He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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1/25/2012 3:27:04 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 3:27:04 PM)
show user profile  devildog
I under stand that now. but why if I render a still image it look good but when played back on a tv it look alright.
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1/25/2012 3:27:25 PM (last edit: 1/25/2012 3:27:25 PM)
 
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