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Windows 7: YouTube "Original" quality option

07 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
YouTube "Original" quality option

I heard about this a little while ago but just now, I stumbled upon the first video I had ever seen have an "Original" option after 1080p. (The resolution was 1920*1200, so no big difference there - but my monitor's still technically too small for it).

Just thought I'd share in case anyone else wanted to see an example of it. Here's the video:

YouTube - ‪FRAPS vs. PlayClaw - Blur‬‎

If anyone finds more "Original" quality videos on YouTube, post them here!

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19 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1

Found a 2560*1600 resolution video: YouTube - NFS Shift Gameplay 2560 x 1600 video test
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20 Aug 2010   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

I don't use games on my PC but these "original" settings will only be available for You Tube entries that show screencaptures. The different resolutions shown are, of course, relevant to the resolution of the monitor from which the screen was captured probably something like Fraps was used.
If they are high def video clips from a camcorder the highest they will show will be 1920 x1080pxs
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16 Nov 2011   #4

windows 7

Here's my "quality" video, Alex Gamma - Confession - YouTube , don't ask me how I did tho, i have no clue. The video was done in AAE.
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19 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

if it actually let you play the original video rather than the original resolution, these videos would be fantastic, it's youtube's compression that lets it down
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05 Sep 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
I have found one and here is the tut

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 YouTube "Original" quality option

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