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How can i know what quality is my video streaming?

like youtube videos, i think they are all 720p (i cant check it anywhere). But i have 40Mbit wireless internet connection so i think its enought to stream 1080p. How can i check what quality did i streaming? (not only youtube but plex and any other video streams)

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Yea, saw that also on YouTube. Definitely not 1080 although no means to check..
 
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How can i know what quality is my video streaming?

like youtube videos, i think they are all 720p (i cant check it anywhere). But i have 40Mbit wireless internet connection so i think its enought to stream 1080p. How can i check what quality did i streaming? (not only youtube but plex and any other video streams)

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Most likely it's 720p(it was discussed many times before)-

720p extreme quality is also limitation of Google Cast 14.123.1.4 for Chrome

720p extreme quality setting = Video bitrate 4000-5000 + Audio bitrate 128
720p high quality setting = Video bitrate 2000-2500 + Audio bitrate 128
480p standard quality setting = Video bitrate 750-1500 + Audio bitrate 128
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Most likely it's 720p(it was discussed many times before)-

720p extreme quality is also limitation of Google Cast 14.123.1.4 for Chrome

720p extreme quality setting = Video bitrate 4000-5000 + Audio bitrate 128
720p high quality setting = Video bitrate 2000-2500 + Audio bitrate 128
480p standard quality setting = Video bitrate 750-1500 + Audio bitrate 128
thats only in chrome browser tab stream or im wrong? did chromecast can stream 1080p then? like fullHD movie.
 
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thats only in chrome browser tab stream or im wrong? did chromecast can stream 1080p then? like fullHD movie.
You got me there.

Specs says 1080p:
https://support.google.com/chromecas.../3046409?hl=en
FAQ says 1080p:
https://support.google.com/chromecas..._topic=3210038
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Casting a tab from Chrome is limited to 720p but some casting apps can do 1080p.
 
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Casting a tab from Chrome is limited to 720p but some casting apps can do 1080p.
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Tab casting is limited because of the fact that it's doing real-time compression of the screen. For the gamers, it's like running FRAPS except you're streaming rather than saving to disk.
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How can i know what quality is my video streaming?

like youtube videos, i think they are all 720p (i cant check it anywhere). But i have 40Mbit wireless internet connection so i think its enought to stream 1080p. How can i check what quality did i streaming? (not only youtube but plex and any other video streams)

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Is your TV set to tell you your resolution? I.e. My Samsung will say 1920x1080 or 1280x720. Don't do much tab casting so I gotta say I've been pretty pleased that the Chromecast seems to always be pumping out 1080p and my receiver on Netflix stuff always lights up the Dolby Digital+ icon.

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Netflix has example movies that show the current resolution and bitrate. My CC certainly streams 1080p from Netflix @ 5800 kbps

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