Youtube adds support for live streams in 4K at 60fps

Video website Youtube has made it possible to stream both regular as 360 degrees live streams in the 4K resolution with a framerate of 60 seconds per second. Watching ‘regular videos’ in 4K was already possible.

myce-youtube-logoYoutube today announced the change in its blog.

In the 4K resolution in total 8 million pixels are shown. To view the video a device is required that is able to show at least 3840 x 2160 pixels and sufficient computing power. To demonstrate the new feature, the video site will today stream the Game Awards in Los Angeles in the 4K resolution.

Last year Youtube added the first 8K resolution on its website. Only a handful of users is able to view the video in that resolution as displays that support such a high resolution are not commercially available yet.