YouTube now enables multimedia enthusiasts to enjoy 4K videos

YouTube 4K Videos For those who’ve been bitten by the online entertainment bug may be seen vitalized once this piece of news eases off on their ears. After shedding some light on its YouTube Leanback for users to enjoy videos easily, the site now supports HD quality videos shot in 4096 x 3072 resolution for an enhanced user experience, reveals the official YouTube blog.

At the VidCon 2010 conference on July 9, the broadcasting website announced that users can now easily view their favorite videos in 4K (a reference resolution of 4096 x 3072), a commendable video quality hike from full HD 1080p to 4096p. The 4096 x 3072 pixel size is nearly four times greater than 1080p.

Just to notify, the ideal screen size for a 4K video is 25 feet which is now offered to users on their desktops or PCs. Well, users will require super-fast broadband connections in order to enjoy engrossing videos played in 4K at the comfort of their couch.

To view any video in a source resolution greater than 1080p, users can select ‘Original’ in the video quality pulldown menu and start enjoying their favorite flicks with a sense of supreme quality.