One Rect For All specificaiton

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Tue Jan 26 08:07:56 EST 2016


Please stop downplaying what quality level is considered acceptable on
Android.  You're making false stereotypical assertions when in reality
there are app designers so focused on providing a great experience.  You
may not see them all, because some don't publish to Apple (by choice).
On Jan 25, 2016 5:10 AM, "Colin Holgate" <colinholgate at gmail.com> wrote:

> The 4:3 to 16:9 is a range, it’s not that it only takes care of those two
> cases. If you use a 4:3 card and have 16:9 content, on a 16:10 device,
> you’ll see most of the 16:9 content.
>
> There are cases where a device might exceed 16:9. For example, a 16:9
> device that is showing some sort of temporary bar along the top. In such a
> case you might end up with a small amount of border on the far left and
> right of your content. Not something I would worry about too much!
>
> About letter boxing as a solution, that’s probably ok in the Android
> world, but if for example you solve your iOS needs by letting a 4:3 card
> have borders on a 16:9 device, Apple would reject the app.
>
>
> > On Jan 24, 2016, at 11:40 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 1/24/2016 2:34 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> >> Your safe zone is  (I hope I am finally declaring this correctly)
> >>
> >> 1) for a “root" 16 X 9 stack: the full width + 75% of the  vertical
> >> height that will render on a 4 X 3 device — ergo artists must supply
> >> you with  4 X 3 artwork with significant content in the middle 75%
> >> vertical space. i.e. 12.5 % bleed top and bottom 2) for a “root” 4 x
> >> 4 3tack: the full height + 75% of the  width height that will render
> >> on a 4 X 3 device — ergo artists must supply you with  16 X 9 artwork
> >> with significant content in the middle 75% horizontal space i.e. 12.5
> >> % bleed left and right.
> >
> > I wonder how that will translate to Android. I found these aspect ratios
> <http://hwstats.unity3d.com/mobile/display.html>, listed from most common
> to least:
> >
> > 16:9
> > 5:3
> > 4:3
> > 16:10
> > 3:2
> >
> > --
> > Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> > HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> >
> >
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