We all like Netflix, don’t we? Whether it is about watching latest movies in high quality or keeping up with your favorite TV shows, Netflix is the most convenient way. Although Netflix can be accessed on any device including your mobile phones, every TV or movie buff wants to watch their favorite content in the highest quality possible. We wanna watch Netflix in 4K
The problem with that however, is that 4K is not supported by everything and every system. Nvidia’s GeForce solutions has been providing support and compatibility for 4k movies playback on Netflix as well as Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake processors from Intel with Integrated Graphics. Well, now there’s good news for consumers with AMD Video Cards.
AMD releasing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.4.1 drivers, allowing you to watch Netflix in 4K on AMD Cards.
There are, however, some conditions that are required for you to satisfy in order to enjoy 4K Netflix. If you check out all of them, you can easily play your favorite movies and TV shows in 4K.
Conditions for Netflix 4K playback on AMD Cards:
This new version of AMD graphics cards drivers contain contain support for DRM Microsoft PlayReady 3.0. What this PlayReady does is, it allows Netflix to retain and protect movies and other content in 4K, simultaneously preventing it from being illegally copied. Therefore, in order to reproduce the same content, having support for the security software is necessary by the GPU.
Other than that, you have to have access to an Active Premium Account on Netflix. You also need to have a display monitor that supports 4K and HDCP 2.2. Last but not the least, access to Microsoft Edge Browser is essential to watch Netflix in 4K.
So with the latest AMD update for Radeon video cards, enjoy streaming all kinds of content on Netflix. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments section below.