As monkeycowboy said, stuff more bits in the pixel buckets. Don’t know why you see that effect with cropping on, it is the opposite of what I would expect and I doubt the encoded image actually has the black bars–I think this is a windows added feature. Download the excellent and free VLC media player if you want to see what was actually encoded and at the actual encoded size.
As stormumper said, next time post in the forum dedicated to DVD to Mobile, the program authors monitor it closely. Here is the link: http://club.cdfreaks.com/f163/
[quote=ragz2richiz;2198989]When using DVD to Mobile (Xbox 360), will I get better image quality with a higher frame resolution. In other words, should I select the highest frame resolution available?
I have been selecting 768:432. But higher resolutions are available. So far, when playing the WMV files through my Windows Media Center Extender, they look great. I am just wondering if selecting a higher frame resolution will result in even better image quality.
By the way, I have noticed that I have to disable cropping. If I allow DVDFab to crop automatically, WMV movies appear very small on the screen when played through a Windows Media Center Extender. It’s like the cropping reduces the image size. With cropping disabled, they look perfect.