YouTube TV now offers 5.1 Surround Sound and 4K Ultra-HD Add-On

One of the most requested features is finally making its way on YouTube TV. For a long time, users have been asking Google to include surround sound audio support.

Along with the new Surround Sound, the platform will also be offering a “4K Plus” service. If you buy the new add-on package, you will be able to watch videos in 4K. It also allows users to download shows from their DVR if they want to watch them offline. Moreover, you will be able to stream unlimited streams at home.

Note: The regular version of YouTube only allows three parallel streams.

If you subscribe to the 4K package, you can also enjoy

major sports events this summer” in 4K; live content from networks including NBC; sports like college football and basketball later this year; and on-demand content from FX, Discovery and Tastemade.

– According to YouTube

Coming to audio capabilities, YouTube TV now has the option to use 5.1 Dolby audio for a few devices. The feature will be available to all users in the coming weeks.

Neal Mohan, the Chief Product Officer of YouTube, said,

With a compatible 4K-enabled TV and/or streaming device, you can enjoy watching content in one of the best, most crisp resolutions.

A source reveals that a list of supported devices will soon be available on the help website of YouTube. In addition to the aforementioned features, YouTube TV will also include features such as advanced search capabilities such as finding DVR recording, jumping to a specific sport in the app, and even a Medal Counter to see standing in the country.


Hi, I am Anurag Chawake, a passionate writer from New Delhi, India. I enjoy writing on topics such as general news, technology, and gaming. When I am not working, you can find me playing video games.

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