The big YouTube redesign continues to bring improvements to the video hosting site for its mobile app and desktop experiences…
“Over the last few months we’ve started releasing updates and will continue to throughout the rest of the year. When all is said and done, we’ll bring a new level of functionality and a more consistent look across our desktop and mobile experiences,” the company explains on its official blog.
YouTube Redesign Continues for Mobile App, Desktop
Now, the YouTube mobile app sports a clean look, with the red header removed in favor of white. Also, the navigation tabs now reside at the bottom of the app, putting them closer to the thumbs for easy reach.
Additionally, fast forward or rewind 10 seconds simply by double tapping on the right or left side. An experimental feature, currently in development, lets users jump between videos with just a hand swipe.
Mobile users can now adjust the video playback speed, something long available on desktop. Additionally, the video player will soon adapt to the original video format to provide a better viewing experience. Users can also browse through a row of suggested content, while watching in fullscreen mode.
Google states its Material Design is now available worldwide and set by default. So, users no longer have to opt into the beta program. The new YouTube desktop also features a Dark Theme option, accessible by clicking the user profile.
Here’s a look at the new logo in action:
Google states the new logo is debuting on desktop and mobile today, with it to come to its other apps and services soon.
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