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Author Topic: Youtube stepping up video size again?  (Read 1221 times)

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Youtube stepping up video size again?
« on: August 28, 2014, 11:28:24 PM »
Has anyone noticed that Youtube has stepped up the size of the videos again?

Now everything seems simply massive.
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Re: Youtube stepping up video size again?
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2014, 12:24:39 AM »
In what sense of the word? Resolution? Screen real-estate? Filesize? Bandwidth use? :huh:

I was under the impression today that videos were appearing to take up less of my screen than usual.


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Re: Youtube stepping up video size again?
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2014, 12:35:40 AM »
Screen real estate.

It's now showing up at a 720p size. It was 360p, then 480p, and now 720p.
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Re: Youtube stepping up video size again?
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2014, 11:57:34 PM »
I assume you mean 1280x720?

I ask this because...well...as long as it is 16:9 (1.78:1)...you can view in 720p at well...any resolution that is 16:9...Right now, I have a small youtube window open...on my phone...running at 1080p...yes it is full screen...but seeing as that screen is tiny...it is...well...tiny?

720p = 720 horizontal scan lines (Not a depiction of actual size as such)

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Re: Youtube stepping up video size again?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2014, 07:51:00 AM »
I assume you mean 1280x720?

I ask this because...well...as long as it is 16:9 (1.78:1)...you can view in 720p at well...any resolution that is 16:9...Right now, I have a small youtube window open...on my phone...running at 1080p...yes it is full screen...but seeing as that screen is tiny...it is...well...tiny?

720p = 720 horizontal scan lines (Not a depiction of actual size as such)

Yes. I meant what I said literally. It is playing at 480p resolution (bandwidth) in a 720p sized frame. Yeah. Go figger. I was like "WTF?!?" too.
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