Video sharing platform YouTube has been testing a new mobile app feature with paid subscribers that allows them to zoom in on any video.
Video sharing platform YouTube has been testing a new mobile app feature with paid subscribers that will allow them to zoom in on any video.
According to The Verge, 9to5Google has noted that the latest experimental opt-in feature enables a pinch-to-zoom gesture for videos, and it works both in fullscreen portrait and landscape views.
According to the company, the zoom feature will remain in beta until September 1, giving YouTube about a month to gather user feedback and fine-tune things before it’s likely to be rolled out widely. than.
Currently, the only feature available for testing is the zoom function. It looks like there could be a delay between opting in to the test and actually being able to use the pinch gesture, as The Verge in its testing failed to zoom any further. video right after turning it on. But when it works, users can zoom in up to 8x.
There are many ways to enlarge YouTube content with different accessibility functions enabled Android and iOSand obviously, very easy to do so in desktop browser. But having it as an optional native feature in the mobile app is even more convenient.
Last month, YouTube finally made picture-in-picture mode available to iPhone and iPad after first testing it among premium customers; That extremely useful feature has been available on Android for a long time, according to The Verge.