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YouTube supports huge original video resolutions up to 4k (IMAX is 2k)

DPic [PersonRank 10]

Friday, July 9, 2010
4 years ago4,696 views

youtube-global.blogspot.com/20 ...

<<Today at the VidCon 2010 conference, we announced support for videos shot in 4K (a reference resolution of 4096 x 3072), meaning that now we support original video resolution from 360p all the way up to 4096p. To give some perspective on the size of 4K, the ideal screen size for a 4K video is 25 feet; IMAX movies are projected through two 2k resolution projectors.>>

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

This is impressive, but of no use to the individual user.

Perhaps there's a plan for YouTube to become involved in video distribution to movie theaters.

DPic [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

<<Perhaps there's a plan for YouTube to become involved in...>>

or video production? =O

they have that new online editor-- online editors work better if the original is available.

::shrug::

we'll see

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

Also

afterdawn.com/news/article.cfm ...

DPic [PersonRank 10]

4 years ago #

Ah, they're just working on the Super Zoom and enhance feature:

blogoscoped.com/archive/2010-0 ...

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