two and a half years now but for some iOS platform, no reasonable reason was
given for the snub. However, iOS app has finally been updated with the
functionality – ability to playback vertical videos correctly.
With this, users can now watch a vertically shot video in
the correct aspect ratio. Before now, attempting fullscreen on a vertical video
played it in landscape with massive black bars on the side. Now playing a
vertical video in fullscreen ensure the screen is still in portrait so the
video fills your entire screen.
Bye bye, black bars. ?
Now the YouTube player on iOS will automatically adapt to the shape of the video youre viewing! pic.twitter.com/4jzJ6nPj4G
Team YouTube (@TeamYouTube) December 19, 2017
still record videos vertically.