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Youtube rolls out support for 60fps video streams for live streams

You Tube is very popular site for watching videos. You Tube has  received many changes and upgrades. It has been ugraded to a completely new level now. YouTube had rolled out 60fps video playback support earlier. Now it has come up with support for 60fps 720p and 1080p video streams for live streams with HTML5 playback. The company started rolling out 60fps video playback support on the Android app. YouTube has partnered with Elgato and XSplit to add the 60fps support to live streaming. The new versions of Elgato Game Capture, XSplit Broadcaster, and XSplit Gamecaster supporting 60fps live streaming are now available to download.

The 60fps live-streaming is now available as an early preview on HTML5-compatible browsers such as Chrome, Safari,  Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera. This new feature will compete against Amazon-owned Twitch. Now, if you are watching any live stream on YouTube at 60fps it , then will be transcoded into stream of 720p60 and 1080p60 and give smooth playback for gaming and fast paced video. This will be available in 30fps on devices which don’t support higher frame rate viewing.

We had already told about the 360 degree videos on Youtube. We see that to make the videos compatible with Youtube, Google has worked with a number of 360-degree camera makers.  If you don’t remember it then we have it here for you. Google had announced that YouTube will be supporting 360-degree video. Users can both upload and stream videos. Users will be able to view these new videos are only with embedded videos in Google Chrome or  on the Android app .While watching the video, users can click and drag to pan around the video and see everything around them, which is definitely exciting. But google says that users will get real experience on their Android devices. Users can pan around just by simply moving your device. Those users who are interested to upload a video, there is script provided by Google that makes sure that ensure their video has the correct metadata. Google has also announced that the iOS devices will also receive this feature very soon.

Last month, You tube had announced that it had partnered with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc unit AwesomenessTV to release feature films in the coming years.

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