WhatsApp is preparing to launch a feature that will enable it to share videos in high definition

Sending multimedia files is one of the main functions of the program The WhatsApp, which allows millions of users to exchange photos, audios and videos in a matter of seconds. However, one of the downsides to this possibility is that The messaging app compresses these files and reduces their qualityAlthough work is underway to prevent this.

According to what was published by the specialized portal WABetaInfo, Meta, the company that owns the WhatsApp application, enables sending videos in high definition.

Although WhatsApp currently allows you to share up to 2GB in files of all kinds, That number drops to 16MB when it comes to videosto send smaller files like this.

Some users of the beta version of WhatsApp for Android, specifically, already have the A button to send HD videos to any contact. The respective menu offers the possibility to choose between standard quality (416 x 880) and high quality (608 x 1296).

The new function of sending videos in HD. (WABetaInfo)

Obviously, sending videos in HD quality will take longer than usual. That is why The app will be configured by default to send videos in normal qualityand the user will need to manually select a better definition for the file they want to share.

The app will display an HD tag on videos sent in a higher resolution, according to WABetaInfo. In addition, this feature will be gradually enabled for all users of the regular version of the app over the next few weeks.

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