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Roku USB Media player - picture slideshow display

I recently got a Roku TV. To play a slideshow from a USB stick, the picture display is zoomed to 16:9 filling up the full screen of the TV.

I am disappointed to see this issue. After investing a lot of time modifying/erasing with the EXIF information in the jpeg files, the issue is not with any metadata in the picture files. Experimenting with files from different cameras, I found the following. When a photo of 3:4 aspect ratio is played, the Roku TV displays the correct aspect ratio. It is a full sized picture with vertical bars on the sides. But when a 2:3 aspect ratio picture (mostly found in DSLR cameras) is played, the picture is blown up cutting the top and bottom. It seems that the program handles the 2:3 ratio pictures incorrectly. Third party USB media apps display the pictures correctly.

I think it should be an easy fix, if Roku takes this seriously. This is a very basic function that we expect to work well.

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Re: Roku USB Media player - picture slideshow display

I think you'll find if you look around here and see all the issues with the Roku Media Player that Roku does not take it seriously and it's barely an afterthought with them.

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