How To Get 4k, HDR & Atmos With Max

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Max launches in the US on May 23, 2023. The rebrand from HBO Max and new streaming platform owned by Warner Bros. Discovery combines content from HBO, Max, and Discovery+ which includes HGTV, Food Network, Discovery Channel, Magnolia Network, TLC, and ID.

Max offers many Warner Bros. and HBO-owned franchises in 4k UHD such as Harry Potter, Games of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, and DC Universe, as well as newly-released movies and TV series. The service also streams classic TV series such as Friends, South Park, and The Big Bang Theory.

So how do you get 4k UHD with Max?

Subscribers need to choose the highest-priced tier offered. Ultimate Ad-Free costs $19.99 per month and allows up to 4 devices at once and up to 100 offline downloads.

You also need a 4k, 4k HDR, or 8k TV screen or monitor to watch shows in 4k UHD. If you’re TV is HDR-capable, it will play Dolby Vision or HDR10 depending on the TV brand and HDR specs supported.

Here’s a breakdown of the pricing tiers on Max.

Max Streaming Plans

  • With Ads – $9.99/month or $99.99/year (16% savings)
    Stream in Full HD on 2 devices at once
  • Ad-Free – $15.99/month or $149.99/year (over 20% savings)
    Stream in Full HD on 2 devices at once, up to 30 offline downloads
  • Ultimate Ad-Free – $19.99/month or $199.99/year (over 16% savings)
    Stream in 4K UHD on 4 devices at once, up to 100 offline downloads

See a list of 4k, Dolby Vision HDR, & Atmos movies and shows on Max.