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Entertainment Disney+ resumes 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos streaming post-COVID-19

04:05  30 june  2020
04:05  30 june  2020 Source:   pocket-lint.com

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Disney+ is a direct-to-consumer streaming service offering movies, series and short-form content from What are the chances that Disney+ rolls out of the gate equipped with 4 K / HDR and Atmos Ideally, their current library gets UHD/ Atmos updates even if the titles haven't been released on UHD

Disney+ is sure looking like the better deal than Netflix. We learned today from the D23 Expo the upcoming streaming service will include HDR , 4 K and Dolby Atmos with the basic .99 per month Other streaming services including Amazon and Hulu do not have higher tiers for streaming 4 k .

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Disney has reportedly lifted the streaming limitation it placed on its Disney+ service this past spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Forbes, Disney is removing restrictions from the end of June 2020, meaning 4K, HDR, and Dolby Atmos titles in the Disney+ catalogue are now available to stream in their full quality. Disney+, which launched in the UK and some European countries on 24 March, reduced its picture quality and Dolby Atmos support three months ago as part of an effort to lessen the load on the internet with everyone suddenly working remotely.

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Dolby Atmos is also available for live events in several other countries too, so hopefully it's only a If streaming is more your style, DirecTV Now subscribers will have access to the NBCUniversal Update: This post has been edited to clarify the 4 K HDR and Dolby Atmos content will be available

"We have instituted measures to lower bandwidth utilization, and in some circumstances streaming content in HD and UHD formats, including Dolby Atmos audio, will be limited or unavailable," Disney+ announced at the time - alongside other streaming giants, including Netflix, which all had revealed similar measures. Disney+ even launched in the UK at around "25 per cent less bandwidth", various reports had claimed.

Of course, these restrictions are now being removed, which Forbes indicates is happening just in time for the debut of Hamilton on 3 July.

Disney+ costs £5.99/€6.99 per month in the UK and Europe, respectively. It is available across multiple connected platforms, including iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, smart TVs, games consoles, PCs, and Macs.

For more about the service, check out our guide here.

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