How Do You Play Videos in HD on YouTube?

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From home-recorded, do-it-yourself repair videos and amateur music sessions to clips from TV shows and pro sports games, YouTube offers every type of video content you can think of — and fans just can’t get enough of it. Since its launch in 2005, the free video-sharing site has achieved a level of success that is off the charts, with more than 2 billion monthly visitors in 2020.

Some of the content available on YouTube was filmed by professionals using high-tech equipment, and you certainly want to take advantage of that quality when you sit down to do some viewing. If you want to always watch high-definition (HD) videos (when available), that’s easy to do with a simple adjustment to the video quality setting for playback. Let’s take a look at how you can watch YouTube videos at the best quality every time you click play.