YouTube first added support for 4K videos in 2010. Earlier this year, the video service added support for live 360-degree video broadcasts. Now YouTube added support for 4K live streams officially, Both standard videos and 360 videos will be able to be live streamed in 4K.
The company announced that 4K video is big leap up from HD video as it shows 8 million pixels total and has four times more image definition than 1080p video.
Broadcasters big and small can stream 4K live content with up to 60 fps. Users can watch 4K live streams via YouTube’s apps for smart TVs, desktop PCs and dedicated 4K streaming devices like Google’s Chromecast Ultra.
But not only this, the company also introduced support for the next-gen format HDR earlier this month.