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Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

NowTv only shows in 4:3 on my samsung tv and the picture size button is not enabled in the settings. Its only the programmes because when the adverts come on it goes into 16:9....are there any suggestions on how this may be fixed. Cheers

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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

@bigst what channel are you watching and what program? Some content is from the last millennium and made for 4:3 ratio.

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bigst
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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

uk gold but if thats the answer why does it play ok on other devices ie my hudl

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@bigst wrote:

uk gold but if thats the answer why does it play ok on other devices ie my hudl


It depends on what shows you are watching @bigst. Some will have been produced at 16:9, some at 4:3.

 

Also, 4:3 and 16:9 content carry a marker flag which instructs the video player which shape the content is. Some playback devices are better at recognising this flag than others.

 

 

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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

@bigst that will be down to Hudl's decision on screen fit.

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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

so basically nothing I can do

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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

ok quick update it must be to do with the programme as Last of the summer wine playing ok made in the 2000s but piglet files and sorry were in 4:3 earlier, made 80s/90s.....thanks all

Will-Jon
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Re: Samsung TV picture only showing 4:3

Hi there I’m trying to watch aqua man on my Samsung smart tv but the picture size is only 4:3 and I am unable to change this whilst watching. Other apps are fine like Netflix etc. Any suggestions? 

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