Thu. Feb 25th, 2021
YouTube Android App Gets 4K HDR Streaming Support

YouTube Android app has now acquired 4K HDR playback assistance. 4K assistance has been offered on iOS for a though and now Android customers can also view video clips in 4K HDR, supplied they are uploaded at that resolution or greater, and assistance HDR. Up until finally now, Android customers could only view video clips on the YouTube app at a highest 1440p resolution. This was the situation even if their show supported greater resolutions on their phones, and the video was uploaded in 4K. Even so, that has altered with the most current update for 4K HDR assistance.

Android customers will now be capable to see an further alternative in video excellent — 2160p (4K) HDR. This was to start with spotted by Android Police and is now displaying up on our Samsung Galaxy Note twenty as very well. To see if you have received YouTube 4K HDR streaming assistance on your Android telephone, go to any YouTube video that has been uploaded in 4K and click on the 3 dots menu icon on the leading appropriate corner of the video box. Decide on Top quality and you really should be capable to see 2160p60 HDR as an alternative between other resolutions. The lowest alternative is 144p60 HDR.

Our edition of the app (sixteen.06.34), up to date on February 18, incorporates this update – if you will not see the characteristic, verify to make absolutely sure you are applying the most current edition on the app. You can see if you have any pending updates in the Google Play store. If you can’t wait to get 2160p60 HDR assistance on your Android gadget, you can also download the APK Mirror edition of the app, and get the characteristic appropriate away.

Just a number of days in the past, YouTube announced a slew of updates to enrich the expertise for the two creators and viewers on the platform. This incorporates a new modernised interface for tablets and an update to its video chapters characteristic. YouTube also announced that it will roll out a TikTok-like YouTube Shorts characteristic in the US beginning this March. The brief video characteristic has so far been underneath testing in India.


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