We Hope YouTube Launches This Cool New Feature Worldwide

TIME

Google is rolling out a neat new feature for YouTube users — but only in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.

People in those markets will now be able to download select YouTube videos for offline viewing for 48 hours, the company announced Thursday.

Google is targeting these markets first because data connections there are less consistent than in other parts of the world. “Making these popular videos available for offline playback will help people move past the challenges of data connection, speed and cost to enjoy a smooth, buffer-free version of their favorite content,” the company wrote in a blog post.

While YouTube offline viewing is a feature people in other markets would probably enjoy as well, Google’s post makes no mention of a global rollout. Considering offline viewing is a paid-for feature in YouTube’s new subscription streaming service, we may never have such functionality offered for free in…

View original post 2 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s