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How to watch Disney+ Movies in IMAX Resolution

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Expanded Aspect Ratio versions of some Disney+ Movies in IMAX that’s a great partnership between Disney and IMAX. Titles produced for IMAX Enhanced employ the modified resolution but do not yet include additional capabilities like Digital Theatre Sound (DTS).

With an image that is taller when using the 1:90:1 aspect ratio, the size of those recognizable black bars at the top and bottom of the screen is reduced.

With the function turned on, you’ll maybe feel more like you’ve stumbled into a real IMAX theatre rather than watching a movie through a letterbox slot.

Only a few eligible Marvel films are now offering IMAX Enhanced, but more are undoubtedly on the way. Now let’s talk about how to see Disney+ movies in IMAX’s expanded aspect ratio.

Watch Disney+ Movies in IMAX resolution

Disney+ Movies in IMAX resolution

Following these steps will allow you to see a movie in the enhanced format if you have a Disney+ subscription and wish to experience IMAX’s Expanded Aspect Ratio:

  1. Open the Disney+ app or the website to get there.
  2. Make sure the IMAX ENHANCED label appears with the film’s details when choosing a movie.
  3. Select the IMAX Enhanced edition from the VERSIONS menu. 

No indication of compatibility will be visible before you make your initial choice. After selecting a film, the words “Now Streaming in IMAX Enhanced” will be visible beneath the title. Additionally, the IMAX ENHANCED label appears alongside other movie details like the genre and duration.

Which Disney+ Movies in IMAX Enhanced?

Disney+ Movies in IMAX

The following films are currently supported by IMAX Enhanced on Disney+. All of them are Marvel films, but because Disney keeps using IMAX cameras in its projects, anticipate this list to grow over time.

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Black Panther
  • Black Widow
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Captain Marvel
  • Doctor Strange
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2
  • Iron Man
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

More Features may come in the Future

The streaming service that offers superior content and cutting-edge features at a reasonable cost will prevail in the fight against streaming services.

Disney is one step closer to emulating the theatrical experience with the addition of IMAX Enhanced content. Any streaming service that welcomes the transition to home solutions will suck up a sizable portion of the audience at a time when movie theatres are losing their attractiveness.

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