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I download some movies and they all happen to be some crappy 1280x490p or some weird resolution similar to that. Is there something I can use to upscale the movie into 1080p?

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I would assume there at that resolution as there filmed in widescreen - 21:9 - rather than standard 16:9, however. Do you truly need to upscale them? It will require a moderatly powerfull desktop, or a powerfull laptop (high end CPU & preferably a GPU)

 

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4 minutes ago, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

I download some movies and they all happen to be some crappy 1280x490p or some weird resolution similar to that. Is there something I can use to upscale the movie into 1080p?

Don't believe that you can.  If you could do that, then everyone would be downloading movies on the cheap and then upgrading them on their own avoiding the cost of getting a good movie.  That is one way the movie makers try to avoid people downloading their good movies cheaply.  No one wants to watch a crappy movie.

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Just now, limegorilla said:

I would assume there at that resolution as there filmed in widescreen - 21:9 - rather than standard 16:9, however. Do you truly need to upscale them? It will require a moderatly powerfull desktop, or a powerfull laptop (high end CPU & preferably a GPU)

 

However, this link may help.

Ready?

LINK

Did it help?

No?

Ok, try THIS LINK

Sorry. Im just a sad soul. ;)

 

to be exact its 1280x800

 

I want it to be 1920x1080

i have i5 and 1060 is that enough tho lol

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1 minute ago, kb5zue said:

Don't believe that you can.  If you could do that, then everyone would be downloading movies on the cheap and then upgrading them on their own avoiding the cost of getting a good movie.  That is one way the movie makers try to avoid people downloading their good movies cheaply.  No one wants to watch a crappy movie.

Well, looks like I learned something new.  The post above me looks like a neat idea to try and fix your issue.

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Standard DVDs are crap tier resolution and are meant to be watched from far away. 

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Just now, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

to be exact its 1280x800

 

I want it to be 1920x1080

i have i5 and 1060 is that enough tho lol

The i5 & 1060 is more than enough. Do you have Adobe CC? (Premire, Photoshop and After Effects)

 

3 minutes ago, kb5zue said:

Don't believe that you can.  If you could do that, then everyone would be downloading movies on the cheap and then upgrading them on their own avoiding the cost of getting a good movie.  That is one way the movie makers try to avoid people downloading their good movies cheaply.  No one wants to watch a crappy movie.

You CAN, through what I forgot to mention (derp) It will probs lower the frame count & quality. Remember, technically your streching a pixel accros multiple pixels

 

 

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Just now, limegorilla said:

The i5 & 1060 is more than enough. Do you have Adobe CC? (Premire, Photoshop and After Effects)

 

 

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16 minutes ago, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

I download some movies and they all happen to be some crappy 1280x490p or some weird resolution similar to that. Is there something I can use to upscale the movie into 1080p?

after download, no, if there was a way, then it wouldnt be noticeable.

before download yes

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3 minutes ago, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

Yea I have it all. I dont know how to use them but I have obtained them in 100% legal methods

Im not going to ask ;) but this guide kinda explains things: https://www.toolfarm.com/blog/entry/upscale

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4 minutes ago, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

yes thank you lol

Good luck

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It wouldn't make the quality better. You'd still have a source file of (insert source resolution) no matter what you upscale it to.

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Just now, Jamiec1130 said:

It wouldn't make the quality better. You'd still have a source file of (insert source resolution) no matter what you upscale it to.

but i can see more pixels

the issue with upscaling is the quality wont change 

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1 minute ago, TheAmazingCookieFromSquare said:

but i can see more pixels

the issue with upscaling is the quality wont change 

thats correct

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Upscaling is useless in this case,upscaling is just increasing the amount of pixels you see, without adding more detail. Might as well just set the movie to full screen and you're doing the same.

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Unless you're trying to use the video in some way that doesn't allow you to resize it, making it too small for your screen, there is nothing to gain from upscaling. You'll just make the quality even worse since you'll likely be re-encoding it with a lossy encoder and all you'll get in return is a bigger file size.

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