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Resolution / Aspect Ratio’s for Filmmakers

 

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have forgotten how many pixels go into a 1080p version of 2.35.1 more times than you’d care to search Google for. I’ve sourced this information as a quick guide on some of the most used export formats for video in 2019, so it’s all in one place.

 

CINEMA DCP 4k

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • Flat (1.85:1)  /  3996×2160
  • Scope (2.39:1)  /  4096×1716
  • QuadHD (16:9)  /  3840×2160
  • Full Container  /  4096×2160

CINEMA DCP 2k

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • Flat (1.85:1)  /  1998×1080
  • Scope (2.39:1)  /  2048×858
  • QuadHD (16:9)  /  1920×1080
  • Full Container  /  2048×1080

5k

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  5120×3840
  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  5120×3072
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  5120×2880
  • 1.85:1  /  5120×2768
  • 1.9:1 (Epic Full Frame)  /  5120×2700
  • 2:1  /  5120×2560
  • 2.37:1 (RED 5k Wide)  /  5120×2160
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  5120×2142
  • 2.44  /  5120×2098
  • 2.35:1  /  5120×2179

4k

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  4096×3072
  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  4096×2458
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  4096×2304
  • 1.85:1  /  4096×2214
  • 1.9:1 (Native 4k Red)  /  4096×2160
  • 2:1  /  4096×2048
  • 2.35:1  /  4096×1679
  • 2.37:1 (RED Wide)  /  4096×1743
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  4096×1728
  • 2.44  /  4096×1714

4kHD (QuadHD)

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  3840×2880
  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  3840×2304
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  3840×2160
  • 1.85:1  /  3840×2076
  • 2:1  /  3840×1920
  • 2.35:1  /  3840×1634
  • 2.37:1 (RED Wide)  /  3840×1620
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  3840×1607
  • 2.44  /  3840×1574

2k

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  2048×1536
  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  2048×1229
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  2048×1152
  • 1.85:1  /  2048×1107
  • 2:1  /  2048×1024
  • 2.35:1  /  2048×871
  • 2.37:1 (RED Wide)  /  2048×864
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  2048×858
  • 2.44  /  2048×839

1080p

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  1920×1152
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  1920×1080
  • 1.85:1  /  1920×1038
  • 2:1  /  1920×960
  • 2.35:1  /  1920×817
  • 2.37:1 (RED Wide)  /  1920×810
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  1920×803
  • 2.40:1 (Blu-Ray)  /  1920×800
  • 2.44  /  1920×787
  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  1920×1440

720p

Frame Aspect Ratio  /  Resolution (Square Pixels 1.0)

  • 1.33:1 (4:3)  /  1280×962
  • 1.66:1 (5:3)  /  1280×768
  • 1.77:1 (16:9)  /  1280×720
  • 1.85:1  /  1280×692
  • 2:1  /  1280×640
  • 2.35:1  /  1280×545
  • 2.37:1 (RED Wide)  /  1280×540
  • 2.39:1 (referred to as 2.40)  /  1280×536
  • 2.44  /  1280×525