How to Convert a 4:3 Video to 16:9?

Introduction: How to Convert a 4:3 Video to 16:9?

When people played a video with 4:3 ratio on a 16:9 TV or other devices, they can often find that there were black bars around screen or the quality of image became not clear as before. Fortunately, there is a powerful tool which can help you to convert the video into your preferred aspect ratio easily. To know how, check the guide below:

Apowersoft Video Convert Studio can not only convert video but also edit video/audio files easily. Additionally, it can play almost all kinds of video/audio files by using its built-in HD media player. To convert a 4:3 video to 16:9, below is the step by step instructions for you:

Step 1: Download

Download this program, open it and then configure some basic settings.

Step 2: Add Files You Want to Convert

Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner to select video files from local disk, besides you can also drag your files to the interface directly.

Step 3: Edit the Video File

Click “Edit” button beside the “Add Files” or it also can be found on the bottom right corner of the video thumbnail. Then there will be a pop-up window.

Step 4: Convert the Video to 16:9

Click the second tab “Adjust” on the top right corner of the interface. You can convert your video to 16:9 with two methods. First click the “Crop” and select 16:9 from “Aspect Ratio” list. Then click “OK” > “Convert” to change your video to 16:9. Quickly as this way is, it might cause the deformation of video.

Step 5: The Second Way

The second way is clicking “Crop” and filling in correct digital ratio to the “Size” list. Then click “OK” >“Convert”. The advantage of the second way is that it will keep the original image quality.

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    Question 2 years ago on Step 1

    how do I download Apowersoft Video Convert Studio? Is there a link somewhere (the download button brings to a PDF...)

    if you want to convert a video file. You may want to try BeeCut. This is an amazing tool that you can use and it has basic feautures. You can try it now. BeeCut-how-to-convert-a-video.html


    3 years ago

    I use iDealshare VideoGo to change video aspect ratio: Click "Setting..." ->"Advanced Settings" ->"Aspect Ratio" column, click the Auto drop down button to select 4:3 or 16:9 or just overwrite your desired one like 2.35:1, 1.85:1, 1:1, and etc.
    Step by step guide:


    5 years ago

    Thanks for sharing :)