Lightroom: Slideshow videos are small

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MP4 and AVI video clips will not show in full screen in Slideshow Module.They play just fine in Library and fill screen, but when I switch to Slideshow module, video images shrink to about one quarter size in both the Preview and Play modes. I have tried changing presets and options to get Slideshow to play with full screen video but with no luck? What's wrong??
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Edward Applebaum

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Erin Quigley

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Did you ever find a solution to this problem? I still experience it now, 2 years after your original post.
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Edward Applebaum

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No . The issue remains. I still have Aperture on my computer, and it produces a larger (but still small) video.
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Edward Applebaum

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Actually, I went back to a slideshow I did in Aperture, and the videos played back in full screen. If you enjoy making slideshows and want full screen videos, you may want to put Aperture on your computer (if you can still get it) just for slideshows.
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Erin Quigley

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I can get videos to play fullscreen in the application, but not if I export as a movie. Also as of LR 6.8, movies will not export with audio. I've started exporting the images and dropping them into Premiere as a (time consuming) workaround.
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Hi, 

Can you please let me know which Lightroom version you are working on?
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Erin Quigley

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Lightroom version: CC 2015.8 [ 1099473 ]
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Lightroom version: CC 2015.8 [ 1099473 ]License: Creative Cloud
Operating system: Mac OS 10
Version: 10.11 [6]
Application architecture: x64
Logical processor count: 8
Processor speed: 4.0 GHz
Built-in memory: 32,768.0 MB
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