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Rejoice: YouTube on Android finally displays full screen vertical videos (as they should)

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Rejoice: YouTube on Android finally displays full screen vertical videos (as they should)

Vertical Video Syndrome

We recognize, the web makes a in reality large deal approximately videos brief in portrait mode, often referred to as “vertical videos.” This is in part as a result of our pc computer systems and TVs are all widescreen, so viewing vertical videos on those displays forces large black bars to be displayed on the edges of video gamers. It’s now not too other from while you may watch letter boxed films on your antique 4:3 televisions or pc screens. Here’s a snappy PSA on the risks of capturing your videos vertically:

But the days they are a changin’ and to raised fortify cellular units — the place arguably so much of our media intake is now happening — Google has finally caved and presented full screen viewing for videos shot vertically within the YouTube app for Android units. Selecting the full screen choice will now zoom in on the video, cropping out the ones hectic black bars on the edges. Here’s a pleasant, brief check video you'll be able to on your Android tool after updating to peer what we’re speaking approximately:

Watch this video after updating to view it in full screen with out the black bars

While vertical videos aren’t all the time probably the most perfect, the upward push of video-centric apps like Vine and Snapchat imply that increasingly more customers are being conditioned to shoot in portrait. Given that 90% of the issues we’re doing on our telephone is in portrait mode — checking emails, Twitter, Facebook, messaging, viewing pictures — S actually don’t have as large an issue with vertical as others would possibly (A recognize, “GASP”).

That’s to not say Google hasn’t performed their phase in fighting videos shot vertically. Awhile again, they presented a suggested within the inventory Android digital camera app that reminded customers to shoot horizontally while preserving the telephone vertically. But with most of the people turning to Instagram, Vine, Snapchat or different like products and services to shoot pictures and videos, it kind of feels they could have finally thrown within the towel. You can in finding the brand new YouTube app rolling out these days on Google Play

Download: YouTube 10.28.59 (full screen vertical video)


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