YouTube rolled out HDR help again in 2016, nevertheless it was solely restricted to pre-recorded content material. Now the corporate has expanded HDR help to livestreams as effectively, enabling “vibrant experiences in real-time”.
HDR, or Excessive Dynamic Vary, provides a wider vary in your content material and lets show that help it to show darker shadows and brighter highlights. In case you are a creator and wish to stream stay in HDR, you will want to make use of the encoders listed right here.
Viewers, alternatively, will want appropriate units to observe stay streams in HDR, just like the YouTube app on HDR TVs, Android units with an HDR show, Chromecast Extremely, and Home windows and Mac PCs with an HDR show and HDR graphics help.
In case your gadget does not help HDR, you will not see the HDR possibility within the video high quality settings menu, however you will nonetheless have the ability to watch the video in SDR.