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New version of libde265 HEVC codec

Version 0.6 of libde265 HEVC has been released: Changes to previous version: scaling lists long-term MC fixes for adaptive quantization many fixes, most conformance streams decode correctly now  Known issues: WPP with multiple slices

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4K Ultra High Definition Media Player VLC for Mac OS X available

The libde265 team released a developer preview of the popular VLC media player capable to view HEVC video in 4K UHD resolution on a standard Mac computer. HEVC/H.265 videos in 4K Ultra High Definition resolution

HEVC/H.265 app for Google Chrome

HEVC/H.265 player plugin for Google Chrome

The H.265 / HEVC video player plugin for Google Chrome is now available. The preview release enables viewing High Efficiency Video files  in Chrome. HEVC file format is Matroska mkv. All operating systems are supported.

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libde265 HEVC Features and Roadmap

The libde265 team released a development roadmap for the libde265 HEVC codec. The roadmap for March, April and May includes HEVC decoder and HEVC/H.265 encoder features and end-user application development. HEVC Decoder engineering long term


HEVC video encoding environment

The HEVC Test Model (HM) reference software by the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group and ISO/IEC Moving Picture Experts Group is the Holy Grail of HEVC encoders in terms of video quality and bandwidth. Hosted


libde265 HEVC performance on PC hardware for 720p/1080p and 4K video

With HEVC/H.265 video decoding the computational complexity is of interest for 1K (1080p) video streaming on mobile phones and set-top boxes and for 4K UHD resolution on smart TVs and PCs. As a reference video


GStreamer plugin for 4K H.265/HEVC video streaming

GStreamer is an open source multimedia framework for constructing graphs of media-handling components. The applications range from audio/video playback and streaming to complex audio (mixing) and non-linear video editing. From this libde265 HEVC release on


H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding libde265 HEVC v0.5 source code released

The libde265 HEVC milestone v0.5 is now available. New features include: parallel tiles decoding weighted prediction support new API to pass PTS values through decoder several decoding error fixes comprehensive multi-threading support All known H.265/HEVC streams HM,