YouTube Today Marks The 57th Anniversary Of The VCR

Posted on Apr 15 2013 - 10:47am by Editorial Staff


With the coming up of High-definition all around you, you might feel extra comfortable on watching your favorite flicks, shows and lots more. But, on the other end, you would be also interested in knowing that today; we all would be marking the 57th anniversary of cassette-based video recording, i.e. the VHS tape.

Here’s what the company said about it:

Not too long ago, the video tape was the media of choice for living rooms around the world. In celebration of the 57th birthday of the first commercial video cassette recorder, check out a fun VHS mode for the YouTube player to relive the magic feel of vintage video tapes. On select videos, you’ll find a VHS button in the bottom right of the player–just click to turn back the clock and enjoy the static and fuzzy motion of the VHS era.

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