Correcting aspect ratio of TIFF file in Premiere Pro

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    • #46013

      Hi all, I’m wondering if you can help. I’m using CS3 and working with standard definition, PAL, 16:9 footage. I want to create a ‘freeze frame’ effect, and the way I’m going about it is to create a TIFF image file of the frame I want to freeze, and then insert it at the very point I want to hold the frame.

      To do this, I have selected the frame I want, gone to Export, then Frame, saved a TIFF file of the frame in the correct aspect ratio of 16:9 (as per the whole project). When I then import the TIFF file into the timeline, it squishes it to 4:3.

      My question is, is there a quick way to fix the aspect ratio without pulling and dragging the image around (which isn’t precise enough for my liking). Any help would be great on this.


    • #190145

      you can right click the file in the bin and goto “interpret footage” and set the correct aspect ratio…I’m not exactly sure what the problem is but if that doesn’t work you could always manually stretch the footage with minimal to no quality loss.

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      AvatarGrinner Hester

      right click clip/hold frame. No need to export and import a tiff.

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