I have recently purchased a new Dell TFT monitor. Dimensions Width Approx 14 inch Dimensions Height Approx 12inch Dimension Diagonal 18 inch. I am using WINDVD Gold but even on full screen I only get a 14inch X 8inch picture in other words there is a 2inch gap above & below the film.
Do I assume this is the best I can achieve and that a true full screen is not achievable. Resolution 1280X1024.
here's a review of the latest version that may be of help. TC.
".... However, WinDVD does have a function which allows you to turn a widescreen movie into a fullscreen one, which is one of the most requested features. Fortunately, this feature is easy to access, and does not require tricky configuration as with some other DVD players. All one needs to do to activate this feature is to go to the "Display" sub-panel, and change the "Widescreen" option to "Pan & Scan" (this option is only available in fullscreen mode). This doesn't appear to work for non anamorphic enhanced title (such as The X-Files DVD I was testing progressive de-interlacing on). There is also a "widescreen" which is designed for widescreen TV output (using non square pixels). There is also a "Panorama Widescreen" mode, which I think coverts a 2.35:1 movie to 1:85:1...."