Listed below are currently known UHD links to various sites connected to UHD, 4K and 8K. If you know of any sites not listed, please contact the site to have them included.
|4K.com 4k technology is still in its infancy, but it is fast gaining traction as customers seek ever-larger and higher-end screens. Thanks to its adoption by a number of leading providers, 4k is poised to break into the mainstream. Consumers are flooded with new options – but which is the best for you?|
|4K Blu-ray Movies 4K movies and 4K reviews, 4K Blu-ray release dates for new and upcoming 4K movies, 4K Blu-ray players, 4K TVs, 4K projectors and 4K receivers. Check back often as we’ll be posting new 4K movie reviews as more and more 4K movies are released on 4K Blu-ray. This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.|
|4K Ultra HD Review Your leading source of 4K UHD News.|
|Blu-ray Disc Association This is the official web site of the Blu-ray Disc Association, the group of companies dedicated to developing and promoting the Blu-ray Disc format.|
|HD Guru HD Guru for the latest news, reviews,archives & consumer information about High Definition TV.|
|Hispasat 4K International Short Film Festival Hispasat 4K International Festival is one of the first film competitions in the world to exclusively feature short films shot in 4K.
Hispasat 4K International Festival gives the audience the opportunity to enjoy an unprecedented cinematic experience: vibrant colours, hidden details, and definition never seen before, all to convey the beauty and emotion of cinema. CINEMA in its highest definition.
|NHK Super Hi-Vision Information on NHK’s development of Super Hi-Vision, UHD 8K.|
|OLED-Info OLED-Info is a comprehensive portal for all things OLED.|
|Panasonic 4K Channel Japan YouTube channel from Panasonic, showcasing 4K videos from Japan.|
|REDRAY REDRAY® is the first 4K Cinema Player to bring ultra high-definition content to your home, business or local theater using internet file based distribution. Capable of playing 4K, 3D or HD media, REDRAY utilizes a 1TB internal drive to store all of your content. Advanced networking and low data rates let you distribute content via FTP transfer or solid-state media. REDRAY makes playback of 4K content as simple as HD – but at 4 times the image quality.
|SES Ultra HD SES launched the world’s first global Ultra HD channel, Fashion One 4K, in September 2015 and is now broadcasting 19 Ultra HD channels worldwide.|
|UHD Alliance The UHD Alliance was created with the consumer in mind. It provides information on premium UHD devices and content to deliver best-in-class home entertainment. The Alliance is also focused on helping consumers build a seamless, integrated and high-quality UHD ecosystem from end-to-end. Premium UHD devices and content will be clearly marked so consumers can easily identify them in-store.|
|Ultra HD Forum The Ultra HD Forum is an open forum composed of a broad range of participants from the movie and television ecosystem, including content creators, content distributors, consumer electronics manufacturers, professional equipment manufacturers and technology companies.|
|Ultra HD Guide Book Information on Ultra HD (PDF).|
|Ultra-HDTV.net Germany’s largest purely on Ultra HD TV and OLED TV’s specialized magazine (in German).|
|Yoeri Geutskens Yoeri Geutskens Blogs & FAQS on Ultra HD, HDR, Ultra HD Blu-ray and much more.|
|Cable 4K Japanese cable television content providers launched a national 4K ultra-high-definition channel in December of 2015. Cable 4K is transmitted through the JapanCableCast platform and on the the JCSAT 2B satellite at 154.0°East. Japan Digital Service is responsible for the programming mix.|
|Eutelsat Ultra HD HOT BIRD 4K1 is encoded in HEVC and broadcasts at 50 frames per second with 10-bit colour depth. It was Europe’s first Ultra HD channel in this new standard. The channel is broadcast via the HOT BIRD satellites and can be received direct by consumers across Europe.|
|Fashion 4K Fashion 4K is a part of the Fashion One Network, and is the first television channel of its kind and the only channel being broadcast in 4K dedicated to fashion, entertainment and lifestyle. Fashion 4K delivers the highest quality content with original programming, breaking industry news and all-access footage from the industry’s most exclusive events.|
|Festival 4K Festival 4K was the first TV channel that is 100% 4K native, and is entirely dedicated to music festivals , concerts, entertainment events and theatrical productions. It is a Dutch channel launched by the creators of the Brava and Djazz.tv channels.|
|Insight Insight is the first UHD channel from TERN International. They showcase interactive content that connects with international audiences and promises to shake up the linear & nonlinear broadcasting market.|
|Pearl TV Pearl.tv UHD is the first Ultra HD channel to broadcast live, unfortunately it is only teleshopping, not necessarily of much interest to a wider audience in even higher UHD resolution. The channel is broadcast in German.|
|Sky PerfecTV! SKY PerfecTV! is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services to households in Japan, owned by parent company SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation. The broadcast a number of UHD channels across Japan.|
|Stingray Ambiance Stingray Ambiance, a unique concept in the Canadian market, is inspired by the global phenomenon of Slow Television. This HD channel presents gorgeous scenes and landscapes from around the globe, accompanied by soothing soundtracks carefully selected by Stingray’s music experts|
|Tata Sky Tata Sky 4K transmits content at a resolution of 3840 x 2160, which is 4 times the pixels of full HD. With the smallest details standing out in crystal clarity, even colours take on a whole new life with the 10 bit true colour.|
|Tricolor TV Tricolor TV broadcasts two new ultra high-definition TV channels: TRICOLOR ULTRA HD and INSIGHT UHD. Subscribers of Tricolor TV get the access to movies and documentaries, as well as sports and entertainment programmes broadcast in 4K at no extra charge.|
|TRT 4K TRT 4K, is TV channel established by TRT on Türksat 3A and Türksat 4A. The channel is the first channel streaming 3656 × 2664 pixels (High Aspect Ratio 4K) image in Turkey.
4K offers more pixel density, theoretically means more clear, sharp and detailed picture on supported hardware. This channel uses HEVC (H.265) compression.
|UHD-1 UHD-1 by Astra and HD+ is both a free and encrypted UHD channel. During daytime UHD1 mainly targets retailers with short clips to illustrate the new TV standard while the evening window provides HD+ customers with action, lifestyle, documentary and chill-out programmes.|
|Ultra Nature Ultra Nature is the first 4K chain in France, launched by the AB. As of May 19, 2016 and is available on the new Orange Livebox and broadcasts 24 hours a day in native 4K UHD.|
|UMAX UMAX is a world’s first dedicated cable UHD channel launched on April 10, 2014. UMAX provides viewers with various genres of UHD contents such as films, dramas, documentaries, animations and music concerts|
|UXN UXN, a premium ultra HD channel, brings superior high definition content in the highest resolutions for an unparalleled UHD viewing experience. Watch TV shows, movies, music performances, documentaries, and much more right now in best quality at UXN, Koreas premier UHD channel.|
|Free 4K Video Footage|
|Iris 32 Frederick Tschernutter has donated the best of his 4K footage for free. The goal is to “enjoy, create and enrich mankind.” Thousands of 4K UHD clips are available for any private or commercial project.
All shot on the RED ONE and RED EPIC, the 4K footage can be used under a Creative Commons license. All distribution rights are included.
The only restriction: reselling of single or multiple clips is forbidden, specifically on footage platforms.
|Mitch Martinez Philadelphia-based director of photography Mitch Martinez recently released over 1,500 stock footage clips. Over 35 categories of 4K footage can be downloaded for free.
The clips can be used for film and commercial applications of any size, as long as you attain a release form. The footage has been used in all sorts of productions, including features like Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
The full 4K library is fully donation based, not corporate sponsored. All donations go towards maintaining the resources and adding new content. ProRes and RED files are available for purchase.
|Videvo Videvo offers free clips in 4K and 1080p. You can use all the clips in any commercial or non-commercial project. Like the other sites, they just ask that you don’t resell the footage or, “we will be very angry with you, and we will tell your parents.”
If you feel like contributing, you can also upload your own footage. The clips will be verified by a moderator and then made available for download.
The only thing they ask in return is that you share your experience on social media before you download.