One of many very most animated upgrades coming to tvOS 14 is one that Apple didn’t tell all the method in which via as of late’s WWDC presentation. Buried on the preview page for the change (coming this autumn) is news that YouTube allege material will finally be ready to be viewed in 4K starting with tvOS 14.
At this time, YouTube’s app has a maximum resolution of 1080p on Apple’s 4K streaming field — even for UHD videos. That’s because Apple has to date refused to toughen the VP9 codec that’s the muse of YouTube’s 4K library.
The Verge has reached out to both YouTube and Apple for more details on what led to this substitute. The textual allege material on Apple’s web home does specify that this is applicable to “primarily the most neatly-liked YouTube videos,” so it in total is a substitute on YouTube’s facet. The corporate would possibly maybe well now be utilizing the AV1 codec as it has began doing on Android TV, however there’s no confirmation of that but.
Apple makes no identical tell of 4K YouTube coming to Safari as a part of the macOS Expansive Sur change.
A amount of original tvOS 14 aspects encompass expanded image-in-image toughen and deeper HomeKit integration for successfully-organized home instruments.