YouTube has seen a number of upgrades since its launch in 2005, but after its 17th birthday earlier this year, the company decided to improve its look and feel, unveiling a couple of updates that could change the way you use YouTube.
After several requests, YouTube finally offered an option Zoom in and out a video clip. Even better, letting go of the screen doesn’t automatically shrink the video. This means that you can enjoy an enlarged video without the trouble of having to keep your fingers on your screen for the entire video.
Precise search It is also a potential game-changer. Available for both web and mobile, the feature allows you to display a number of thumbnails of your video in the video player. This is especially useful when you want to find a specific part of your video.
These powerful video tools may overshadow the work YouTube has done to update its interface.
YouTube UX Director Nate Koechley has released a file Articles The day you select the platform change.
Changes start with Ambient Mode. By using dynamic color swatches, the mode subtly adds the overall color of the video you’re watching to the background of the app. The goal is to increase focus and draw the user’s attention to their device. Ambient Mode also helps add vibrancy to the screen without making it a distraction. It is available on both web and mobile and can be enabled by rotating On the dark look.
The dark theme has also seen an upgrade in terms of shade. It’s now darker than before in an effort to make your video stand out even more. This feature is coming to the mobile web and even smart TVs.
The video player is also getting an upgrade aimed at reducing some clutter. YouTube links in video descriptions currently look a bit messy and will be converted all over to look like buttons. The existing Like, Share and Download buttons will be reformatted to give them a cleaner look. On top of that, the big red subscribe button will get a new color, shape, and contrast level. Again, the goal is to stand out more than you already do.
Once the update is checked, you may want to know how to upload your YouTube content. Get started with this guide.