Aspect ratio setting is bugged with 4K HDR videos (iPhone XS Max)

First off, I really like the new improved aspect ratio settings on iPhone. I love being able to watch widescreen movies without fat black bars.

Unfortunately the setting doesn’t seem to work with my 4K HDR Blu-rays.

With my regular 1080p Blu-rays, I select the aspect ratio of the movie and it correctly fills the right amount of screen without cropping the picture. So when I watch a 2.40:1 movie (in a 1920x1080 container), I select the 2.40 setting and it displays correctly. I assume this is the intended behavior.

However with 4K HDR movies (happens with every single one tested), the setting seems bugged. Watching a 2.40:1 4K HDR movie, the only aspect ratios that display the movie correctly are 4:3, 16:10, and 16:9. Every other setting displays the movie with big letter and pillar boxing. And with a 1.85:1 4K HDR movie, there is no aspect ratio settings that displays the movie correctly. The 1.85 setting crops a little off the top and bottom and every other setting either crops to much or leaves too much letter boxing.

Hopefully this is fixed soon. Thanks for the great app!

Thanks for the report.

We’ll take a look at this and see if we can get it fixed up.

This has been resolved for the upcoming 5.9.1 update, which is due out within the next few days.

Thanks for your patience. :slight_smile:

Thank you! Works perfectly! Happy to renew my subscription.

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