Sunday, July 31, 2011

Default Resolutions Chart

This is a quick chart that's very useful when you have to know the destination of your images- create different versions of the same image so it will be compatible with most of the popular resolutions.

One example of this is when making a wallpaper, but you want it to be compatible with both the squarish and widescreen aspect ratios(5:4, 16:9). And it's useful if you want to scale the things up a bit.

Found it on my computer, and don't remember where I got it. Probably on Wikipedia.

Also, for a more complete list of default resolutions, check this table on wikipedia.

I'm am going to post the most popular 16:9 resolutions here though, I think they're useful enough to be interesting to everyone.

NameWidth x HeightAspect RatioNumber of pixels
720p1280 x 72016:9921,600
WXGA, max. (standardized HDTV 720p/1080i displays)1366 x 768~16:91,049,088
900p1600 x 90016:91,440,000
HD 1080 (1080i, 1080p)1920 x 108016:92,073,600
QWXGA, 2K2048 x 115216:92,359,296
WQHD (Dell UltraSharp U2711, Apple iMac)2560 x 144016:93,686,400
QFHD3840 x 216016:98,294,400
4K4096 x 230416:99,437,184
UHDTV(speculated time frame is 2016-2020)7680 x 432016:933,177,600

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