Matthew has done screencasts for us in the past. This time, he’s taking a look at the new video player that was introduced on YouTube just a few days ago. When you mouse over the video, the play bar will pop up and is transparent. This helps keep it from interfering with your watching experience. Your volume bar is now horizontal. Again, this keeps it from getting in the way of what you’re trying to view. There are several other small changes that should be welcome additions to most of you.
The new Auto-Captions menu has a nice look to it. Once again, it won’t obstruct your video-viewing experience. You can automatically click to transcribe the audio on the fly, or head “next door” to the resolution menu to change the video resolution at any point during playback.
What are your thoughts on the new settings and features of the YouTube video player? Are you happy with these changes?
Great work, Matthew.
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