What codec does youtube use?

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Shanelle Crist asked a question: What codec does youtube use?
Asked By: Shanelle Crist
Date created: Thu, Jan 21, 2021 10:30 AM
Date updated: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 9:29 PM

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  • H.264 is the codec used by most of YouTube's video streams right now, but there are also other codecs in use such as VP8.
  • Codecs in Use at YouTube. H.264 is the codec used by most of YouTube’s video streams right now, but there are also other codecs in use such as VP8. Some codecs are still in use for compatibility with older cellphones, and newer codecs such as VP9, are used to deliver 4K content.

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Spotify uses OGG. Apple Music uses AAC. Google Play Music uses MP3. I can't find anywhere what YouTube Music uses. 7 comments.

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