Monday 25 December 2017

Netflix Now Supports HDR on Windows 10, but You'll Need an Intel or NVIDIA GPU

Netflix has announced the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR) support on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and Netflix app. You'll need Intel's 7th-generation or higher processors, and Intel's integrated GPU or an NVIDIA 1050 or higher. AMD GPUs (or even CPUs) are currently unsupported. Both Intel and NVIDIA developed GPUs that use 10 bits-per-channel for each of the RGB colors, increasing the color space that can be represented. With this new hardware available in consumer PCs, Netflix and Microsoft partnered together to put the software pieces in place. Microsoft added the necessary OS and browser changes in their Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and our engineers integrated against those APIs to complete the video player work. Discussion

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