Wider YouTube Videos

YouTube has changed all videos on its site to play in widescreen format. Because the videos were originally uploaded in a ratio closer to 4:3 (the standard size used on non-HD televisions), most videos are playing with horizontal black bars on the side. Some videos are taking advantage of the full space, but are shrunk down to the normal […]
YouTube has changed all videos on its site to play in widescreen format. Because the videos were originally uploaded in a ratio closer to 4:3 (the standard size used on non-HD televisions), most videos are playing with horizontal black bars on the side. Some videos are taking advantage of the full space, but are shrunk down to the normal size when they’re embedded elsewhere.