All the videos you want on your smartphone
Youtube happens to be an American video sharing website which has its headquarters located in San Bruno, California. The former employees of Paypal- Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim created this website in the year of 2005. It is considered to be one of the subsidiaries of Google now. Users can view, upload, share and add videos on this website. It is also possible to comment on and give ratings to videos as well as subscribe to others. It makes use of Adobe Flash Video Technology and WebM, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC for displaying a variety of corporate media and user-generated videos. Available content within the website is inclusive of TV show clips, video clips, audio recordings, documentary and short films, music videos, movie trailers, educational videos, short original videos and video blogging.
Most of the content on this website are uploaded by individual persons. Media corporations such as BBC, CBS, Hulu, and Vevo make use of some of the material through Youtube which is recognized to be an integral part of YouTube partnership program. Unregistered users are allowed to only watch videos on this website. On the other hand, registered users are allowed to upload a wide number of videos as well as add comments to these videos. Videos with adult content can be accessed only by registered users who affirm that they are at least 18 years of age.
Some of the features of Youtube are enlisted below:
In the past days, Adobe Flash Player plugin requires being installed on the system for viewing Youtube videos. However, from the year 2010, An experimental version of the website has been launched by YouTube which makes use of built-in multimedia capabilities of web browsers which support HTML5 standards. This lets viewers watch videos with Adobe Flash Player or another plugin. The website of Youtube comes with a page which lets supported browsers to opt for the HTML5 trial. Browsers supporting HTML5 videos with the aid of WebM or H.264 can play the videos. Now, HTML5 happens to be the default playback procedure on supported browsers which are inclusive of Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8 and Chrome.
Users can allow to upload videos of 15 minutes during each session. Users with a good track record who comply with the guidelines of the website community are offered the capabilities of uploading videos of up to 12 hours in length at times. For this, it is essential to verify the account via mobile. In case an up-to-date browser version is being used, it is possible to upload videos of more than 20 GB. It is possible to make video captions with the use of speed recognition technology while uploading. Youtube comes with a wide variety of options to enter captions for higher accuracy manually.
Quality and formats
Youtube confers videos at a better quality level which is displayed at the resolution of 320*240 pixels with the use of Sorenson Spark Codec with the aid of mono MP3 audio. Youtube confers options for watching videos in the 3GP format on phones. Mode of supreme quality was added in the year of 2008 which enhance the resolution up to 480*360 pixels. With the upcoming of 720p HD support, the switching over to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC was started by Youtube as the default video compression format. Support for the 8K resolution came into being from June 2015 where videos can be played at 7680×4320 pixels. With the addition of HDR videos in the year of 2016, it is possible to encode HDR video with the aid of Rec. 2020 color space. With the introduction of videos which are playing at 60 frames every second, it is now possible to reproduce video games with the frame rate in comparison to higher end graphic cards. Videos can be availed in a wide range of quality levels.
It is possible for users to upload 3D videos which can be viewed in a wide variety of ways. It can be viewed with the aid of common anaglyph procedure which makes use of glasses which are worn by the viewer for achieving the 3D effect.It is possible for YouTube Flash player to display stereoscopic content which is interleaved in columns, rows or checkerboard pattern, anaglyph or side by side with the aid of blue/yellow, green/magenta or red/cyan combination.
Youtube is considered to be a platform which is used in order to manage any sort of event within an organization starting from IT, sales, marketing, finance, customer service and IT to HR. Google, the owner of Youtube makes the payment of hosting of videos. It sets the required bandwidth for people who are watching videos. As it can be done without any hassle, you do not need to hire a team for this. Thus, you will be able to save an ample amount of money from your pocket.In addition to this, it is possible to create department channel and customize the same with the sort of branding that the company needs, colors or logos in case you are willing to. It is possible to add transcripts and captions on YouTube and let hearing impaired people understand what is being said. In addition to this, it is possible to translate the captions into different languages with the click of a single button. Captions are essential for enhancing the search ranking of videos.