It is now possible to watch The Simpsons in 4:3 format on Disney+, however, provided to enable upstream a small option.
The case of “The Simpsons” on Disney+
Launched last April in us (and in the end of last year in the United States), Disney+ is great for content by Disney and Pixar of course, but we can also find the content of Star Wars, Marvel, or National Geographic, all this beautiful world is fallen since a few years in the wallet of the american giant. It is also the case of a certain 20th Century Fox (whose name has since been changed).
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Thus, the catalog Disney+ allows to retrieve various contents from direct from Fox, including the entire series of The Simpson. Great news for the (very) many fans of this family american atypical, but this version Disney+ then suffering a serious worry of ratio, all episodes will automatically be available… in 16:9.
Indeed, the saga of The Simpson started there are more than 30 years now, at a time when standard TV was in 4:3 format. Of course, offering the older episodes are in 16:9, Disney featured episodes the image is slightly truncated, with the missing elements in the screen (due to the essential zoom). However, the error is repaired, since we can now choose its ratio, regarding The Simpson on Disney+.
How to watch the Simpsons in 4:3 on Disney+ ?
Thus, from this moment, to watch The Simpsons in 4:3 format, they will have to do a little manipulation, very fast, before you launch any episode. To do this, simply go to the section ” The Simpsons “, and opt for the tab ” Details” .
It is here that we find a small switch, allowing you to tell Disney+ if you want to enjoy the episodes in the original format, or in a Format re-mastered” . Once the option is unchecked, the older episodes, and aired at the time in 4:3, will be well disseminated in the same format by Disney+.
This will result in black bands on each side of a 16:9 screen, which is quite normal. It goes without saying that newer episodes, 16:9, will be broadcast in 16:9.
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