Why Does YouTube never default to HD?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by GimmeSlack12, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. GimmeSlack12 macrumors 603


    Apr 29, 2005
    San Francisco
    I have my setting changed to choose the highest quality available and yet 720p nor 1080p are every automatically chosen. Does this work for anyone?

    Generally I find that 720p is the best choice as 1080p just takes a bit too much to load.
  2. Peteman100 macrumors 6502

    Apr 28, 2011
    Berkeley, CA
    They're probably trying to save on bandwidth costs and hoping you won't notice

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