Google’s new update on Gmail will allow the desktop users to stream the video attachments without downloading it.
Google has rolled out an another feature for its desktop users of Gmail which is one of the most important features in the history of the email service.
From now the desktop users of Gmail will be able to stream a video attachment directly from their Gmail accounts, without downloading it. Turning the inbox of the Gmail users into highly entertaining.
The new update of Gmail, which was released on Friday by Google, will allow the users to directly stream the video and plays in the user’s browser. Previously in order to view a video attachment in Gmail, the users need to download it to their computer and played it with a media player. But the updated version let the video sent as an attachment to be played directly in the browser.
The new updates save valuable time and no need to download video attachment before watching it. Whenever the user wants to open a video attachment, a thumbnail of the video will also be displayed with an option to stream it directly to their respective browser.
Google didn’t say whether the update would be available to its mobile users too.
Google said the new feature will make use of the same infrastructure that is used for YouTube and other streaming apps to ensure videos are delivered quickly in high quality. While playing the video the users can also adjust the sound and quality.
The tech giant is targeting smaller clips, Gmail only allows attachments up to 50MB, while it’s limited to 25MB while sending, which means it doesn’t allow the users to stream video attachments that are too large than 25MB.
The new Feature of Gmail is rolling out and all the users would be able to see the updated feature in their Gmail accounts, within two or three weeks.
Google’s Gmail with more than one billion users globally, Gmail is the number one email service for both individual and corporate organizations. Around 60-percent of mid-sized companies in the US were using Google Gmail services.