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moz-peterbe
Level 7

Channel icon resolution

I made an app/channel from the videoplayer example in the SDK.
It had a sample image called MainMenu_Icon_CenterFocus_HD.png which is 366x210 (ratio 1.74).
I replaced it with my own logo now on the "My Channels" page on my Roku3 it looks squashed.
It can be seen here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqp8aakry57cq ... 1.JPG?dl=0
(I put the little red "1" to debug to myself which images gets used)

When you click the channel it loads it with the "Loading..." underneath and then it looks good:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mgvilqctzurz1 ... 2.JPG?dl=0

What to do?

Can I use a different convention in the manifest file for the channel logo?
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renojim
Level 8

Re: Channel icon resolution

If you're looking at the icon with the channel side-loaded, it will look squashed because the side-loaded channel uses the icon in your package. Once you create a public or private channel and upload your package, it will use the Channel Store icon.

-JT
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moz-peterbe
Level 7

Re: Channel icon resolution

What is the Channel Store icon?
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Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: Channel icon resolution

Channel store icons are what you upload when you submit your channel, they are:

214x144 and 290x218 respectively, must be .jpg files.

officially, the SD icon should be created with NTSC aspect ratio. I would try that first and if the aspect ratio looks funny in SDTV mode, try again without it.

- Joel
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