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 live streamed with a high frame rate can be played at high frame rate.

High frame rate video is available on the following mobile and other platforms:

  • iOS: Any device with iOS6 or later, using the YouTube app v.2.2 or later.
  • Apple TV.
  • PS3 and PS4 app.
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