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YouTube broadcasting 1080p – YouTube goes higher definition

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Better call a plumber, YouTube is broadcasting 1080p and pretty soon that series of tubes might start slowing down. Starting next week, anything that was uploaded in high definition will be available for viewing in 1080p. You’ve been warned. [Photo from Flickr]

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We’re excited to say that support for watching 1080p HD videos in full resolution is on its way. Starting next week, YouTube’s HD mode will add support for viewing videos in 720p or 1080p, depending on the resolution of the original source, up from our maximum output of 720p today.

Tags: youtube, youtube+1080p, high+definition+youtube

Dan Ferris is the Red Ferret’s Oceanic correspondent and Associate Editor based in Sydney, Australia. Despite not knowing Russell Crowe or Nicole Kidman, Dan has risen above adversity and now scours the world for interesting tidbits to write about. He spends far too much time photographing stuff and tinkering with computers.

Dan – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


  • bryan

    it is about time

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