YouTube Premium has rolled out a new feature that allows its subscribers to zoom in on a video image from their mobile device, just by pinching the player screen.
Among other benefits, the Google-owned platform gives members of its paid subscription service ad-free content viewing, as well as early access for a limited time to new features it’s working on.
The last of these new features allows the user to pinch the screen with two fingers during video playback to zoom. and enlarge the image you want to know in greater detail or reduce it, as YouTube explains on its website.
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The user can zoom both in portrait view, with the video player at the top of the panel, and in full-screen playback, in landscape mode.
As The Verge advances, in order to enable this feature, the user must open the YouTube Settings menu, either in the application or in the web version of this Google service. Once activated, you can zoom up to 8 levels.
For its part, YouTube indicates that this novelty will be available for Premium subscribers of the platformwho can test this and other functions, until next September 1.