How to change aspect ratio of Camera app in Windows 10?

Windows 10 has many useful preinstalled apps, such as Groove music, voice recorder, camera, etc. My Lenovo PC has the built-in webcam and I found it is really handy to use the Camera app with the Webcam to take pictures and record videos in Windows 10. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to change aspect ratio of the Camera app for Windows 10.

How to change aspect ratio of Camera app in Windows 10?

Click on the Start menu on windows 10 PC, then choose All Apps, find and click to launch the Camera app on Windows 10 computer. The photo taking mode opens by default. Click on the three dots button at the top right corner to bring up a menu where you find the Photo timer and Settings. Click on Settings, you will get a screen like below.

change aspect ratio in camera app on windows 10 computer

Click on the Photos aspect ratio item and select between 4:3 and 16:9. You can change aspect ratio from 4:3 to 16:9 or change aspect ratio from 16:9 to 4:3 in the Camera app for photo shootings. If you are on an earlier Windows version, like Windows 8.1, Windows 8 or 7, the procedure is similar. The Camera app on Windows 10 however comes with limited functionalities, currently there are many basic features are missing, such as resolution settings of the photo, video aspect ratio settings, resolution settings for video recordings, video recording frame rates, etc. We also notice Windows 10 does not come with a free DVD player. You need to buy one from Microsoft Store or download from third party resource, such as this free DVD player for Windows 10.

The Camera app in Windows 10 is a nice app overall. It can do the basic things very well and in easy ways. When you want take a picture or record some videos using webcam, the Camera app is able to help. Best of all it is preinstalled for free. If you have any comments on this subject, share with us using the comments form below.