ratio property CSS Reference

Definition and Usage

The <ratio> CSS data type, used for describing aspect ratios in media queries, denotes the proportion between two unitless values. It is a strictly positive <integer> followed by a slash ('/', Unicode U+002F SOLIDUS) and a second strictly positive <integer>. There may be spaces before and after the solidus.


Ratio Usage
4/3 Traditional TV format in the 20th century.
16/9 Modern, 'widescreen', TV format.
185/100 = 91/50(non-integer dividends and divisors are not allowed) The most common movie format since the 1960s.
239/100(non-integer dividends and divisors are not allowed) The 'widescreen', anamorphic, movie format.


Desktop browsers

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support <4 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 9.5 1.0 (?)

Mobile browsers

Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support yes yes ? yes yes

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