Frequently Asked Questions Q: What aspect ratios does the Gateway DVD Recorder support?A: The Gateway DVD Recorder supports the following aspect ratios:
The Aspect Ratio option in the DVD recorder's Playback setup adjusts the screen width displayed on the TV or other output screen.
What is aspect ratio?
Aspect ratio refers to the ratio of width to height of a television set. Traditional television sets have a 4:3 aspect ratio. Widescreen television sets have a 16:9 aspect ratio. Traditional television sets are almost square in appearance; widescreen displays are rectangular.
DVD has the capability to display movies in three different ways: