Netflix: Ultra-HD streaming now works on Windows 10

Nov

24

2016

Microsoft has announced that 4K content streaming provider Netflix now to PCs with Windows 10 , please. Previously you needed for streaming in Ultra HD, so with 3,840 x 2,160 pixels, a supportive TV box like the Nvidia Shield or about a Sony PlayStation 4 Pro . This allows you to retrieve, for example, the content available in Ultra HD, such as the upcoming “Gilmore girls: A Year in the Life”, on desktop PCs, notebooks and 2-in-1 devices with Windows 10 . But the thing is, the following: To stream in the UHD resolution, you must use the Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10.

Clearly, Microsoft knocks himself directly on the shoulder and now advertises Edge as the only browser that supports 4K content from Netflix. In this context, the Redmonder then also spread page hits on Google Chrome: According to Microsoft, you can watch streaming in Microsoft Edge at least one episode of his favorite series more than with Chrome.

: This Netflix Ultra HD streaming on Windows 10 or Edge works, but is yet another requirement to meet According to Microsoft under the hood at least an Intel Core of the seventh generation (Kaby Lake) has stuck. Those processors are still extremely fresh, so that hardly a user should have appropriate hardware at home. However, a sufficiently fast Internet connection must be provided – and you need a notebook with 3.840 x 2.160 pixels or a corresponding monitor. First, the 4K streaming via Netflix under Windows 10 / in Microsoft Edge probably therefore only for a small circle be interesting.

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