Changing the Aspect Ratio (PowerShot SX400 IS / PowerShot SX520 HS)

Article ID: ART116557 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Changing the Aspect Ratio (PowerShot SX400 IS / PowerShot SX520 HS)


You can change the image aspect ratio (ratio of width to height).
  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.
Aspect Ratio
Same aspect ratio as widescreen HDTVs.
Same aspect ratio as 35mm film, used for printing images at 5 x 7-inch or postcard sizes.
Native aspect ratio of the camera screen, also used for display on standard definition televisions or similar display devices, or for printing images at 3.5 x 5-inch or A-series sizes.
Square aspect ratio.

For a list of shooting modes in which aspect ratio cannot be changed, or in which limited aspect ratios are available, please refer to the table at the bottom of the page.

1. Press the <Power> button to turn the camera on.

2. Press the <> button.

3. A screen similar to the example images below will appear.

Press the <><> buttons to choose [Still Image Aspect Ratio], and then press the <> button.
Press the <><> buttons to choose the desired aspect ratio.
Then, press the <> button.

When the following shooting modes are selected, the aspect ratio cannot be changed, or limited aspect ratios are available.
ModelShooting Mode
Cannot be set[4:3] or [16:9] can be selected
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PowerShot SX520 HS , , , , , , ,



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