The libde265 team released a production version of the popular VLC media player for Windows capable to play HEVC 4K Ultra HD video. Like the Mac OS X version released before VLC plays HEVC video in 4K Ultra HD resolution at a frame rate of 30 fps on a Windows PC. The minimum system requirements for viewing 4K UHD video is a PC with an Intel or AMD CPU equivalent to
The VLC media player with libde265 HEVC video codec is available for download on GitHub:
https://github.com/strukturag/vlc-2.1/releases/latest The .zip version can be used without installation, just extract to any folder and run the "vlc.exe".
The source code changes are available on:
Some example video files (more to come soon):