Formally, watching Google’s cord-cutting service on the net requires Chrome or Firefox, whereas Chromium-based browsers — like Microsoft Edge — additionally work. In current days, YouTube TV has rolled out assist for Safari on macOS.
Beforehand, visiting television.youtube.com in desktop Safari would simply present directions on arrange the service on televisions and a hyperlink to the “Supported gadgets” assist article.
With macOS Monterey and Safari 15.1, the YouTube TV web site now totally works. You possibly can browse and watch programming at as much as 1080p on the bottom plan. Screenshotting a stream sadly doesn’t work, whereas we haven’t been in a position to verify whether or not earlier Mac variations are supported.
YouTube TV began rolling out assist for Safari on Friday, and it’s now extensively obtainable as of Monday. Google has but to element this expanded assist and nonetheless says that it’s “working to deliver YouTube TV to extra browsers sooner or later.”
In the meantime, others have famous that the web site additionally works on iPadOS 15 with the added bonus of picture-in-picture — fullscreen the video participant after which swipe house or faucet the button within the top-left nook. PiP is one thing that the iOS app continues to lack, whereas it’s slowly coming to the primary shopper. It’s unclear if cellular Safari will stay supported as Chrome for iOS (even when requesting the desktop web site) doesn’t work. Google desires you to make use of the native software.
Behind the scenes, this may be as a consequence of Apple including WebM assist in Safari earlier this yr with macOS Large Sur 11.3.
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