View Full Version : YouTube Expands Its 2D to 3D Autoconversion Beta Features

04-05-12, 05:10 PM
Last year YouTube has introduced a new function allowing users to upload 2D videos and then have them autoconverted from 2D to 3D by YouTube (http://3dvision-blog.com/6098-youtube-now-offers-2d-to-3d-video-conversion-functionality/) and today this beta functionality has been further expanded. Now every user can select to see an automatic 2D to 3D conversion for short-form videos uploaded in 1080p resolutions, there is no more need for the owner of the clip to select that he wants it autoconverted.


You can activate the 2D-to-3D autoconversion feature by clicking on the Options icon (the one with a gear) in the player and then clicking on the 3D button that will appear on the left. When you activate the 3D autoconversion feature of YouTube you will be able to select from less available resolutions up to 720p. It seems that the 3D button does not yet appear on all 1080p videos, so it may take some time, but you can test with the embedded YouTube video above ‚?? it already works. It is a quite different thing however how good the autoconversion to 3D is, it may work well on some videos and not that good on others, so if you are interested you can experiment with multiple videos.

- For more information about the new 2D to 3D autoconversion beta feature‚?¶ (http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/2012/04/how-were-making-even-more-3d-video.html)

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