Watching videos on Netflix and not been able to slow or speed up videos playback has been one of the complaints users have Layed many years. The good news today is; you can now increase or reduce the speed of videos on Netflix(netflix playback speed)
Netflix is rolling out the new update to watch videos at 0.5x, 0.75x, 1.25x speeds on Andriod. so you can now watch your favourite shows faster than before. This new netflix playback speed for android feature is available for both streamed and downloaded content and testing will be carried out on iOS in the feature. The in-built TV apps are not supported tho.
While the new Netflix playback Speed Feature might be boon for users, Some in the Hollywood are not happy as they claimed Distributors don’t get to change the way contents are created. They argued that Playback speed disrupts how they intend viewers to consume their contents.
Netflix is aware of this concern by Hollywood actors creators and they have decided to make the playback speed correct pitch in audio at faster and slower speed so that content won’t be warped. Netflix also limited the available playback speed to each content as the user need to enable it manually on each content.