Google has been busy pushing out updates for its major iOS apps. First was the update to Google Maps yesterday, and the YouTube app gets a change. This is the app’s first update since iOS 7 launched, so it includes the expected “iOS 7 compatibility improvements” as well as Accessibility improvements. However, the big new (and much-requested) feature is the ability to choose a clip’s video quality over WiFi.

This works in much the same way as choosing playback quality in a desktop browser. Your options will depend on the available resolution(s), but for most clips you should see anywhere from 240p all the way up to 1080p.

YouTube is a free download.

YouTube for iOS updated with WiFi quality selection streaming originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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