You Can Now Stream Hulu Shows in 4K

MakeUseOf | 7/15/2019 | Dave Parrack
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Hulu is offering 4K content once again. The programming you can stream in 4K is currently limited, as is the number of platforms it’s available on. However, for Hulu subscribers who want to watch their favorite shows in the best possible quality, it’s a start.

In 2016, Hulu introduced 4K streaming, later than rivals such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Hulu offered its Originals in 4K, as well as a selection of films. Then, in 2018, Hulu abruptly pulled support for 4K content, leaving 1080p HD as the best option.

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Hulu has added 4K content to the streaming service. Unfortunately, not only are the initial offerings limited, most people won't have the hardware required to watch it.

Now, 4K content is back on Hulu. It has returned to less of a fanfare, and more of a whisper in the dark. We only know thanks to a tweet from Hulu Support, which itself was a reply to a tweet from someone upset at Hulu’s lack of 4K content.

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According to the Hulu Help Center, content is now available in “various high definition (HD) video qualities, like 720p, 1080p, 4K Ultra HD, and 60fps high definition (HD)”. And “quality will automatically adjust based on your available...
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