Watch videos at high frame rate
How to watch at high frame rate
To get high frame rate playback, watch a YouTube video at a quality of 720p or 1080p.
In the quality menu, high frame rate will be listed next to the resolution (example: 1080p60).
Force lower frame rate playback
To watch a video at a lower frame rate, switch the quality to 480p or lower.
High frame rate requirements
Only videos that are uploaded or livestreamed with a high frame rate can be played at high frame rate.
High frame rate video is available on the following browsers:
- Chrome (version 25 and later).
- Firefox 38 and up on Windows and OSX.
- MS Edge.
- Safari 8 on OSX Yosemite.
- Opera 30 and up.