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What is YouTube HDR Video?

Do you know YouTube is going to buzz with the HDR videos?

This is the most exciting news for the YouTube audiences and creators, which give the fine quality video to watch.

Do you want to find more about YouTube HDR videos just keep on reading the below content?

YouTube HDR Video

The name itself defines the theme of launching i.e. High Dynamic Range.

The YouTube HDR will provide the videos that deliver the more naturality of viewing in reality with effective colors and images by enlarging the ratio of contrast.

This will be the most exciting concept to provide the best video service to the audience.

The HDR videos are available on YouTube which are incorporated by the creators using HDR supporting cameras.

How to Upload High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos on YouTube?

Before Uploading the HDR video to YouTube must check that the video has the HDR meta data or container which plays the video as the HDR video on YouTube channel.

If not then make it have the HDR meta data by exporting the application from “BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve 12.5.2”.

By using YouTube HDR meta data tool the HDR meta data can be added to the video.

Better use of “BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve” software:

The DaVinci Resolve YRGB color managed color science will found at the Master Project settings.

Then choose the color management page.

Then pick the out color space of either HLG-2020 or ST.2084.

Specifications to upload HDR video on YouTube:

2160p, 1440p, 1080p and 720p are the required resolution.

The color primaries should be Rec.709 or Rec.2020.

23.976,30,50,48,60,94,59,25,24 and 29.97 is the needed frame rate.

H.264 encoded video bitrate is preferred one.

HLG or PQ will be the EOTF.

File encoding:

MP4 container requires H.264 10 bit and DNxHR HQX.

H.264 10 bit, ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 and DNxHR HQX are needed for MOV container.

MKV requires ProRes 422, H.264 10 bit, ProRes 4444, VP9 Profile2 and DNxHR HQX.

How to find and watch YouTube videos in HDR?

The HDR badge will enable the YouTube audiences to watch the HDR videos by confirming the HDR playback. The previously worked YouTube creators are preferred to promote these HDR videos. The mobiles, TVs and Gaming consoles etc. will support to watch the HDR videos on YouTube.


The Chromecast Ultra can enable the mobile users to watch the YouTube HDR videos.


Samsung, LG, Vizio, Hisense, TCL, Panasonic, Sony are flexible to watch YouTube HDR videos.

Gaming consoles:

PS4 PRO of Sony is can enable the users to watch YouTube HDR videos.


The above phrases will give the brief idea on YouTube HDR videos.If you want to gain more followers just go on making HDR videos for YouTube Platform.

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