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Posted 4/18/14
I have recently downloaded the Crunchyroll app on my Samsung Galaxy s5, ready to watch some Anime in 1080p, but the videos are playing in 480p. I tried everything I could to fix it, however I could not find an answer to my problem. Due to this I became frustrated. Any ideas on how to fix this problem?
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Posted 4/18/14
Not much you can do until they release an app for android that plays HD. Currently the Ouya is the only android device with an app version capable of that.
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Posted 4/18/14

rathnime wrote:

I have recently downloaded the Crunchyroll app on my Samsung Galaxy s5, ready to watch some Anime in 1080p, but the videos are playing in 480p.

In fact, the videos for the current Android app are only 360p.

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Posted 4/19/14

TheAncientOne wrote:


rathnime wrote:

I have recently downloaded the Crunchyroll app on my Samsung Galaxy s5, ready to watch some Anime in 1080p, but the videos are playing in 480p.

In fact, the videos for the current Android app are only 360p.



Which is why I only ever use my laptop.. 360p is just not on. It is the era of high resolution ;P Wish they would update it soon .-. I won't get my hopes up though.
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Posted 4/20/14
With so many devices that have 720p (and above) screens, it really is time for an upgrade in quality. Might need to consider warnings for HD streaming though, it won't be friendly for those on limited data plans.
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Posted 4/20/14 , edited 4/20/14

Plena wrote:

With so many devices that have 720p (and above) screens, it really is time for an upgrade in quality. Might need to consider warnings for HD streaming though, it won't be friendly for those on limited data plans.

There may also be a need for the app to have different "max quality" settings for WiFi vs. a 3G/4G connection.

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Posted 4/20/14

rathnime wrote:

I have recently downloaded the Crunchyroll app on my Samsung Galaxy s5, ready to watch some Anime in 1080p, but the videos are playing in 480p. I tried everything I could to fix it, however I could not find an answer to my problem. Due to this I became frustrated. Any ideas on how to fix this problem?


Use the flash player on the website.

It's fairly easy to get working, just Google "modified flash apk download" and follow the instructions.

The Crunchyroll app sucks.

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Posted 6/7/14
Very interesting post. really informative. of all the blogs I have read on the same topic, this one is actually enlightening.
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Posted 6/7/14
Yes! I finally got this working 720 and 1080 on my Kindle Fire HD...

Sideload Dolphin (or install directly from google Play if not using a Kindle)
Sideload Dolphin Jetpack as well.
Sideload Flash Player from http://dolphin.com/lab/en
Set Flash Player to be always on in Dolphin settings if it didn't default that way.

Now the CR website video player works in the Dolphin browser on Kindle, and presumably would for most of the rest of the android community, too. Sometimes the browser itself freezes when you scroll too fast, and then you have to restart it, but once you get something to start playing, it plays.

Don't know for sure if this works with a free ad-supported account though.
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Posted 8/6/14
How is everyone knowing what resolution the video is playing at? Is there a setting?
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Posted 8/6/14

jrock2004 wrote:How is everyone knowing what resolution the video is playing at? Is there a setting?
If you are using the app, it's 360p. That's all that's currently available. If you use a web browser, it's in the lower left corner (un-maximized)



I can tell the difference between 360 and 480 easily. Between 480 and 720, the first thing you (usually) notice is the subtitles, and you soon realize that there is more sharpness to it. I really can't tell any difference between 720 and 1080 though. But then again, I'm getting old...
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Posted 8/6/14
Oh ok, I will try watching on my Samsung Tab 10.1 and see how the app looks. Honestly I more about the story than the looks but oh well.
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