With this new feature, You Tube began a switchover to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC as its default video compression format. In July 2010, You Tube announced that it had launched a range of videos in 4K format, which allows a resolution of up to 4096×3072 pixels.
According to You Tube, this was the first worldwide free online broadcast of a major sporting event.
On March 31, 2010, the You Tube website launched a new design, with the aim of simplifying the interface and increasing the time users spend on the site.
but with the switch to HTML5 video now streams video using Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH), an adaptive bit-rate HTTP-based streaming solution optimizing the bitrate and quality for the available network.
All You Tube users can upload videos up to 15 minutes each in duration.
You Tube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The service was created by three former Pay Pal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005.
It features a simplified user interface, curated selections of channels featuring age-appropriate content, and parental control features.
In October 2015, You Tube announced You Tube Red, a new premium service that would offer ad-free access to all content on the platform (succeeding the Music Key service released the previous year), premium original series and films produced by You Tube personalities, as well as background playback of content on mobile devices.
It offers a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos.
Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
The You Tube site had a page that allowed supported browsers to opt into the HTML5 trial.