HBC aspect fix app by Tueidj

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  1. panmusic
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    panmusic GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Tueidj has just released an app to disable the letterbox mode: [www.tueidj.net]


    I have not tried it yet , but I am sure that it works perfectly! :grog:
     


  2. the_randomizer

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    That was fast :blink:

    This needs to be stickied
     
  3. Hielkenator

    Hielkenator GBAtemp Psycho!

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    This is not LETTERBOX fix.
    It's a 4:3 Ratio fix.
     
  4. alcab

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    Problem is, the 4:3 issue is very useful when playing GCN or VC Channels from apps that do not offer aspect ratio correction by themselves. Playing GCN games with DEVOLUTION, or using some Triforce Loaders, for example. This could be corrected on our TVs by pressing the aspect ratio button on the tv remote controller. But when using them on the Wii U GamePad, they get stretched and that cannot be changed unless you boot them from the "distorted" HBC.

    A HBC forwarder channel keeping the 4:3 ratio would be very useful, indeed.

    BR.
     
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  5. SifJar

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    Start the title ID of your forwarder with L.
     
  6. Bryon15

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    Damn. Tueidj is freaking awesome. First gamecube playback on Wii U with devolution, and now this fix in less than a day. This man deserves a metal. :)
     
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  7. OriginalHamster

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    Does it affect VC channels? Or they still be displayed in 4:3 aspect ratio?
     
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    VERY THANK YOU BROW :lol:
    work Perfect here
     
  9. Bryon15

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    Sorry for sounding dumb but are we suppose to put this in the apps folder or somewhere else?
     
  10. alcab

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    OK! Here it is:

    http://uploaded.net/file/lb15fqow

    I've modified JoostinOnline's original forwarder. Channel ID now is LHBC. HBC boots in a 4:3 aspect ratio format.

    Though I've realized this is not needed until tueidj releases a permanent fix, as the actual fix has to be applied everytime you boot the HBC from the system menu.

    I think I'll stick to JoostinOnline's previous forwarder until tueidj releases a proper fix or a new HBC version.

    BR.
     
  11. alcab

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    Just place it in the apps folder and boot de dol file from the HBC. Everything will get fixed.

    BR
     
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  12. kp_centi

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    So this only affects the HBC right, not VC games that natively run at 4:3 right?
     
  13. Maxternal

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    no, it's only an app to switch between 4:3 and 16:9 mode. It works like this:
    1. put the boot.dol and the meta.xml file into a folder inside the apps folder
    2. run HBC
    3. HBC starts up in 4:3 mode
    4. run tueidj's app from HBC
    5. his app switches back to 16:9 mode and returns to HBC
    6. NOW run whatever app you want from HBC now that 16:9 mode is restored

    The nice thing is it includes the code for how to do it. It takes, literally, ONE line of code to make the switch so any app could add it's OWN code to remove the 4:3 letterbox during startup.
     
  14. kp_centi

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    So you have to go to this app every time to switch to 16:9?
     
  15. the_randomizer

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    Pretty sure it's permanently changed.
     
  16. panmusic
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    It is not permanently changed,at least for me.

    Everytime I exit HBC,It seems to reset to 4:3...
     
  17. Endeavor2908

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    That's just awesome but has anyone tried it? I'm going nuts changing the TV mode because the controller doesn't have a dedicated button for it
     
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  19. Endeavor2908

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    Alright so, I'm trying it out today I'll let you guys know
     
  20. the_randomizer

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    Then try JoostinOnline's app, it adds a forwarder for the HBC, but the change is permanent.
     
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