YouTube first to add support for 4k resolution videos

YouTube today became the first online video sharing website to add support for videos captured in beyond high definition resolutions.

The company more recently added 1080p support, but today said it can now support videos up to 4096×3072 resolution, which is more than four times more than 1080p HD video.

YouTube said it can also support videos more than 1080p and less than 4096px, meaning it can support intermediate resolutions between those numbers.

 As evidenced through videos recently uploaded with the new ultra high definition resolution, the quality is truly astounding.

To get the full experience with the ultra high resolution with the video embedded below, simply choose the “Original” resolution from the pop-up resolution menu on the video player.

You will also need a more powerful machine to handle the ultra resolution video, and a faster Internet connection, or it will really lag up playback and perhaps even your machine.

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    and i thought my 720p iPhone video was the bomb

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    and i thought my 720p iPhone video was the bomb

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    hey… this grammar is sweet for my brain lol

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