YouTube have been busy adding a set of new features that include a higher 60 frame per second option, along with a crowd source funding option and a new Creator Studio app.
The faster frame rate option which will offer between 48 & 60fps will be rolling out over the coming months, but there are already some posted as we speak. Video gameplay videos. will benefit from the extra action and smoother speed that faster frames will offer. To watch these viewers will need to turn on the HD option.
The fan funding option will let fans support a channel by donating some cash up to a maximum of $500. As the YouTube blog says,”We’ll be adding another option for you, where fans will be able to contribute money to support your channel at any time, for any reason. A handful of creators are testing this feature soon on desktop and Android.”
The YouTube Creator Studio app will let video creators see stats and manage videos whilst on the move. Available on Android devices now and coming to iOS soon.
Other features added by YouTube include the addition of thousands of free to use sound effects to the Audio Library, as well as the interesting sounding fan-created subtitles.
The news follows the announcement that Youtube will be offering a music streaming service to consumers, who can choose to watching unlimited music videos either free and ad supported, or pay a monthly fee to watch them ad free and with offline options.