YouTube posted the first video in the resolution of 8K is 7680 x 4320 pixels. About this 9to5Google. The video was uploaded on June 7 user NeumannFilms. In three days the video has gained nearly 400 000 views.
In the video titled Ghost Towns, or “Ghost Towns”, demonstrates a Ghost town, in which the authors walk video. The video was filmed with the camera RED Epic Dragon 6K in portrait mode, and 8K resolution was achieved in the process of postprocessing in Adobe After Effects.
8K is considered a possible successor to 4K. Super high resolution gives a clearer picture and natural display of captured reality. Video 8K can be played back only through the Chrome browser.
It is not known when 8K will be widely disseminated. Now there are only a few cameras that can shoot in this format, for example 8K RED Weapon Vista Vision and Hitachi SK-UHD8060, but they are not yet available commercially.
In March this year, YouTube has posted a video with a resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels (4K) and 60 frames per second, which is also difficult to play most of the computers available on the market.
YouTube has long been experimenting with new technologies in the video. So, support 4K appeared in 2010, a high frequency of playback (60 fps) — in the fall of 2014. The video claims that the function of adding video in 8K format is supported since 2010.