(CTN News) – Aside from being one of the most popular chat apps on Android, WhatsApp can also be used as a convenient way to send files to people in your contacts, especially if you don’t want to bother with cloud storage and access requests.
While sending media has been relatively straightforward, WhatsApp’s heavy-handed compression has been a major detractor.
It has been a while since users HD images and the need for compression is still a part of the picture when sharing HD images and videos. is giving beta testers a way to conveniently share uncompressed media.
documents are not compressed before so if you want to share uncompressed images and videos, you can attach them as documents them.
Asthe Android system file picker would have to be used instead of the WhatsApp media picker interface.
The process of locating the media on your phone’s internal storage could be a challenge if you don’t know exactly whereis stored.
last month, that Meta has been working on the development of option within the document sharing redirects users to the WhatsApp media picker on the website.
This option is now available to beta testers through the Google Play Store, according to WABetaInfo. Depending on whether you have access to ato the Internet, you may be able to send uncompressed full-resolution media by tapping on the paperclip icon in the message box, selecting Document, and then tapping on Choose from gallery.
the fact that we would have liked to see WhatsApp provide “Original” or “Uncompressed” quality option in the HD image fly-out menu, the current beta implementation is also a smart one, since it builds on the workaround people have been using for years.
With the generous 2GB file size limit, beta testers can nowtheir images and videos without worrying about losing sharpness, detail, or color because their HEIC metadata has been preserved in the images.
Moreover, the feature is particularly usefulHDR videos, which are often ruined by the compression process
WhatsApp is currently in the beta testing phase of the feature,could change before it is released channel. We wish users worldwide access to this feature at some point in the near future, are slim.