Hidden YouTube Feature – Increased Quality

3 07 2008

I found out about this cool hidden feature inside YouTube a fairly long time ago, but have just gotten around to writing about it here. If you go into most any YouTube video you should see the URL will look something like http://youtube.com/watch?v=B9IhPvS7oWs. If you add &fmt=18 to the end of the initial URL, it should noticeably increase the quality of the video you are watching. Below I’ve posted an example between the two.

Without added ending:

With Ending:




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