HD video quality with 50% of the bandwidth

Users are given access to the highest quality content even on slow connections. The libde265 HEVC codec will enable streaming services to simultaneously deliver full HD video content to twice as many users in comparison to predecessor H.264 video content, or cut the costs for streaming and network bandwidth by 50%.

Open Source Software

libde265 HEVC is provided by struktur AG and licensed under open source GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). libde265 will successfully open a field of consumer and professional applications such as high-quality HD and 4K/8K UHD video streaming, low-latency/low-bandwidth video conferencing, and full mobile coverage.


Congestion-aware video decoding robustness for 3/4G and LTE network usage and a versatile API standard facilitate the adoption within web-browsers and on-demand video streaming services.
Implementation examples include Linux GStreamer plugin, Mac OS VLC, Windows DirectShow filter and ffmpeg.

libde265 HEVC iOS app

The libde265 HEVC video player app for iOS plays video streams in H.265 format on current iPhones, iPads and the iPod touch.

Requirements: iOS 6+.