Is it just me, or does Netflix watch now totally suck!?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by ghall, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. ghall macrumors 68040

    ghall

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    So, I was trying out Netflix's new Watch Now feature, and the quality is crap. There's a lot of green pixels randomly coming up all over the place, it's very distracting. That, and the video resolution is garbage. I understand that it can't be in HD, because 1 it really doesn't matter on a computer screen, and 2 because of loading times, but they should use a better codec or something.

    They also have a crappy selection. I'm sure it will grow as time goes on, but right now it's pretty small. I think they said it's like 2,000 movies and tv episodes, which is a pretty small amount when you think about it.

    At first I was upset that this was a Windows-only thing, but now I really don't care. I'd have expected better from Netflix.
     
  2. Dimwhit macrumors 68000

    Dimwhit

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    I wish I knew. I don't have a Windows install, so I can't even test it. :mad:
     
  3. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    Huh? A computer screen reveals every imperfection in a video's image quality. Anything less than DVD quality stands out like a sore thumb.
     
  4. Steve1496 macrumors 6502a

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    Funny, works great for me. And Mac compatibility should be coming soon, since Netflix is switching to Microsoft Silverlight, which is cross platform. They also expect HD video coming soon!
     

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