H.265 or High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is the world’s fastest video encoder. It supports 25 to 50% data compression at the same video quality leading to a higher coding efficiency. Without a doubt, H.265 enjoys the attention of many, including online streaming artistes, gamers, and software developers.

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H.265 is aimed at higher resolution displays including 8K/4K and gives superb picture quality with no hazy output. Here we will learn how to play H.265 videos on your favorite media player. As it turns out, very few of them directly support this format. However, with a few tweaks, you can run H.265 videos without any trouble.

VLC

If VLC is your favorite media player, then you’re in luck already. From version 3.0 and above, you can play H.265 codec without any extra support packs. Surprisingly, they forgot to update this important fact on their official website. There are tons of websites offering you H.265 support for VLC, which adds to the confusion.

Therefore, if you simply download the latest version of VLC, you can play H.265 videos as shown below. You can download VLC 3.0 for Windows, macOS, iOS, Apple TV, GNU/Linux, Android and Chrome OS.

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Sayak Boral

Sayak Boral is a technology writer with over ten years of experience working in different industries including semiconductors, IoT, enterprise IT, telecommunications OSS/BSS, and network security. He has been writing for nadechworld.com on a wide range of technical topics including Windows, Android, Internet, Hardware Guides, Browsers, Software Tools, and Product Reviews.