A repair is now available for the 4K concern influencing the Vudu app on the NVIDIA Shield Tv set.

NVIDIA and Vudu have both of those verified the issue has been settled and affected users the moment again now have obtain to UHD (4K) playback.

The repair has been rolled out by way of the Vudu Android Television application.

HDX eradicated and UHD returned in the same 7 days

Very last thirty day period, an issue arose impacting owners of the Protect Android Television. The difficulty was particular to a selection of video apps and correctly broke 4K playback through those applications.

Vudu was 1 of the afflicted apps and subsequent the recognition of the difficulty, Vudu declared it was entirely getting rid of 4K playback guidance until eventually a deal with was readily available.

At the get started of Oct it looked as even though the situation was coming to an end when NVIDIA confirmed it was rolling out Shield Upgrade 8..1, This OS update was in part created to pave the way for the 4K repair to be rolled out by Vudu. On the other hand, the scenario bought worse prior to it acquired much better.

Earlier in the week, a new update rolled out to the Vudu app that eliminated HDX playback as properly. By this stage, both UHD and HDX playback was unavailable.

At the time, NVIDIA described this was an intentional downgrading by Vudu as element of the preparations for the repair.

Vudu 4K resolve calls for Defend application update

When the HDX downgrading took influence, Vudu said it envisioned to make a correct readily available in the coming days. That’s now what has took place today.

NVIDIA and Vudu have the two verified the difficulty has been solved. As a outcome, not only has HDX playback returned, but so has UHD playback as properly.

The take care of is rolling out immediately by means of the Vudu Android Tv app. This means Defend Television homeowners will only regain UHD playback as soon as they have up-to-date the Android Tv app. For numerous, if not all, they may locate the app has presently been updated.

Those however ready on the update can manually verify if just one is obtainable through the Protect TV’s Perform Shop. Alternatively, they can try out uninstalling the prior Vudu app updates by way of the SHIELD’s Android Tv applications part.

NVIDIA beforehand confirmed 4K playback support experienced already returned for some of the other afflicted application, which includes Motion pictures Anywhere, Google Participate in Motion pictures and YouTube. The 4K situation only influenced the two Google online video solutions in phrases of procured written content.

The Google Enjoy Shop Vudu app listing has also now been up to date reflecting the availability of the newest version.

John Anon