It has been 57 years of the introduction of commercial videotape recorder Ampex VRX-1000 and YouTube is celebrating this anniversary of VHS by offering an analog view of select digital videos on its sites. These videos bring the VHS viewing experience back for those who can recall the video cassette days, before digital became common. Also Read - How to delete YouTube search history in simple steps
There are certain videos on YouTube that have VHS mode for the YouTube player. These video when played on tape mode offer the basic analog visuals, which might look noisy in the digital era, and will revive the experience of watching content on tape cassettes.
According to Wikipedia, the video cassette recorder was launched on April 14, 1956 at the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters Convention, and since then became a popular mode of entertainment.
Those who wish to experience it, can click on the VHS button given in the bottom right of the player on certain YouTube videos, which will change the video mode from digital to analog and offers the static and fuzzy motion of the VHS era.