YouTube is rolling out rounded edges on the primary video participant you see on YouTube.com, spokesperson Allison Toh confirmed to The Verge on Tuesday. They’re coming to all customers, so should you’re not seeing them now, you ought to be seeing them quickly.
I requested concerning the corners after noticing them whereas looking YouTube on the internet over the previous day or two. (I included a screenshot of what I see on the high of this publish.) I feel the rounded corners look very nice. Additionally they make YouTube’s desktop design really feel extra holistic because you’ll see rounded corners on a video and rounded corners on thumbnails off to the facet.
Understandably, I’m solely seeing the rounded corners when viewing the standard-sized video participant; in theater mode, which expands the video to the sides of your browser window, the corners are nonetheless proper angles.
Toh says the change is a continuation of the design updates launched in October, which included a extra exact option to quick ahead or rewind.