Resolution & Aspect Ratio Cheat Sheet

Here are some commonly used formats and sizes for the resolution to use when exporting for various aspect ratios and frame sizes.

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 (18:9 or Univisium) / 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 (18:9 or Univisium) / 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 (18:9 or Univisium) / 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)

1.33:1 (4:3) / 1920×1440

1.66:1 (5:3) / 1920×1152

1.77:1 (16:9) / 1920×1080

1.85:1 / 1920×1038

2:1 (18:9 or Univisium) / 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

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 (18:9 or Univisium) / 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