YouTube is a platform of billions of different videos. Millions of people watch and upload videos on different content and gain huge number of Youtube subscribers. The quality of videos on YouTube is different as it depends upon the fps.
Fps stands for frames per second. It means how fast your images move in a video. It is just like how quickly you flip the pages of your book. For example, if video is played at 24fps, it means that each second of video has 24 different images.
If the video plays at high quality 1080 fps, then it lags the CPU and consumes more energy, freezes the videos, audio glitches and browsers crash down. It occurs on any system, even mac 2010. By lowering the fps, less energy of your system will be utilized, and it will also reduce the lagging of the CPU up to two to four times. The switching off the 60fps will also support the older graphic cards.
YouTube supports 60fps video on Safari and chrome browsers. It cannot support 12o fps video. The fps varies according to the video quality. For
- 1080p the fps will be 30 and below
- 720p the fps will be 31-50
Video with a high frame rate works properly on different requirements on different systems and devices.
- HFR is available on chrome version 25 and later
- MS Edge
- Safari 8 on OSX Yosemite
- Opera 30 and up
- Firefox 30 and up on windows and OSX
- 720p run on version 4.1 having the YouTube app of 10.18 v or later
- Apple TV
- Ps3 and ps4
For iPhone and iPad
IOS: any device with IOS 6 or later with the YouTube version of 2.2 or later
There are some extensions available in which you can lower the fps without changing the quality of the image. YouTube auto HD+Fps, this extension not only specifies your video quality but also the fps. With this, you can set a 720p video to play at 30fps.
How to turn off the 60fps?
If you are frustrated with watching video with interruption or your internet is slow enough to support it, then in that case turn off the 60fps of video and run 720p at 30fps. So for a better quality image at low frame rate, the following are the steps that tell you how to turn off the 60fps so that you can run 720 at 30fps.
Install extension chrome and firefox as they easily support 60fps at 720p. In that case you don’t need to switch off the 60fps of video
- Go to the YouTube
- On the top right side there is a play button next to the notification icon
- Click it
- A page will open which has a lot of settings
- Scroll down
- Click on the box left to the option named disable HFR 60fps
- On the top right corner there is a save button
- Click on it to save the settings
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