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Questions related to High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) under Ubuntu.

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HEVC x265 10-bit not playing on Ubuntu 20.04

I know similar questions have been asked countlessly on this platform, but none seem to have helped me. For a while now, I've been able to play x265 10-bit videos on my system using mpv media player ...
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Can I encode videos using NVENC in Handbrake on Ubuntu 19.10?

I've just purchased an Nvidia GTX1050 card as my i7 3770 struggles to play HEVC files in Kodi. I'm wondering if it's possible to encode x264 to x265 using NVENC in Handbrake on Ubuntu as it is in ...
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Hardware decoding on 18.04 with nvidia

I can not get hardware decoding for HEVC 10 bit files and VP9 (YouTube) through web browsers to work. Tried a bunch of online "solutions" with no luck. I have a nVidia GTX 1050 (2GB), running Kubuntu ...
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How Encode 10bit 1080p .mkv file to 10bit 720p .mkv using ffmpeg

How Encode 10bit 1080p .mkv file to 10bit 720p .mkv using ffmpeg. Can anyone provide the full command line from beginning to end with best quality and the least file size?
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How to install H.265 / HEVC codec on Ubuntu Linux v17 +

I would like to be able to play HEVC files in Ubuntu v18 but I know since version 17 the following plugin is not installable: hutber@hutber ~ $ sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 Reading ...
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hevc_nvenc recording stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am usually doing screen recordings with SimpleScreenRecorder and using the hevc_nvenc setting as it allows me to utilize my GPU when recording 4K screens. After my upgrade to 18.04, I noticed that ...
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ffmpeg - How do I convert x265 10bit to x265 8bit

My media player does not support 10bit hevc content, how can I convert my 10bit hevc files to 8bit?
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Can't reproduce HEVC (H.265) video without lags (Ubuntu 16.04)

$ mediainfo file.mkv ... Complete name : file.mkv Format : Matroska Format version : Version 4 / Version 2 File ...
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Cannot install vlc-plugin-libde265 to play H.265 (mkv/mp4) videos properly

As I found out, I need to install vlc-plugin-libde265 in order to play H.265 videos properly. After adding generally recommended PPA below, I still cannot find the package: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Set bit depth in FFmpeg encoding for HEVC?

FFmpeg is now supporting 10-bit and 12-bit encoding for x265, But I couldn't find the proper command line options for encode them in those bit depths. Can someone specify that options?
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VLC won't play HEVC files in 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm unable to play HEVC files in VLC 2.2.4. I use 14.04 LTS. I tried the following solution. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-...
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VLC Crashing x265 video despite installing all codecs (14.04, 32bit)

I have installed the libde plugin and the restricted Ubuntu extras. It crashes immediately on launch whenever I open an x265 file. I am using the iGPU: description: VGA compatible controller product:...
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HEV/H.265 videos are not playing using VLC plug-in in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Even after installing gstreamer0.10-libde265 and vlc-plugin-libde265 and updating VLC, when I try to play MPEG-4 or Matroska containers with HEVC/H.265 streams VLC automatically stops.
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WinFF: Preset to convert to H.265/HEVC under Xenial Xerus?

How do I use WinFF to produce files in the video format H.265/HEVC under Xenial Xerus? I would like to have a WinFF preset to make this an easy, one-click procedure...
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Can't generate thumbnails from some mkv files

I've been using Ubuntu for a time but still not that professional one. My problem -that I've been stuck with last two days- is I downloaded an MKV video with HEVC stream which is unknown to VLC, but ...
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how can I install 5kplayer in ubuntu 14.04

I downloaded a video with MKV format. but when i try to run it some error pops up then i realize encoding of this video is not supported for my media players. the format is HEVC x265. I search a lot ...
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HEVC format convert to MP4 in ubuntu

I have some videos in HEVC x265 format. My usual media players don't support this format. when I go for a quick search I get HandBrake software for converting this kind of format. Do you have any ...
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How can I determine if a video can be encoded successfully with HEVC (x265) encoding

I'm testing out converting some videos to HEVC encoding utilizing ffmpeg and libx265 and I've discovered that the the input width must be divisible by 8 in order to successfully re-encode. I would ...
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Can't display the thumbnails of HEVC Main10P and VP9 codec video

I hate totem player, it is useless to me, so I installed the ffmpegthumbnailer, removed totem player, and changed the default thumbnailer to it by following steps. sudo apt-get install ffmpeg ...
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Is there a HEVC decoder for Ubuntu 14.04, without the need to install external PPA?

I recently got a few video files that are in HEVC format. VLC plays just the audio after displaying message that it can't decode HEVC format, and that "there was nothing 'I' could do about it!" My ...
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VLC does not support the audio or video format “hevc” [duplicate]

I'm trying to run an .mkv video, I even installed the codecs from this page: How to install all existing media codecs? But still keep getting this error on VLC player: No suitable decoder module: ...
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VLC and Totem crashes immediately while playing H265/HEVC

I was trying to play a video of H265 mkv format on ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to play the video on totem,the video goes on for a few seconds and then totem crashes. In VLC,the window crashes ...
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HEVC/H265 videos not playing in SM Player

I use SM Player for all videos. Whenever i try to play HEVC/H265 videos sm player doesn't play it. There is no h265 listed in codec list. screen-shot:- http://prntscr.com/92x1is I use Gnome Ubuntu ...
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Most Efficient Way To Play HEVC / x265

For a while I have been using VLC for HEVC / x265 Playback but the problem is that the higher the bitrate is the less fluent the video becomes. This article claims VP9 is far more efficient in ...
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VLC 2.2.1 doesn't play HEVC/H.265 encoded videos [duplicate]

When I try to play H.265 encoded videos on VLC Player 2.2.1 (WeatherMax) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get the following error: Codec not supported: VLC could not decode the format "hevc" (MPEG-H Part2/HEVC (H....
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unable to play HEVC files on ubuntu 14.04 LTE

I have tried VLC and totem players but they are not working. I then searched and re-installed the VLC with latest version available, this time I am getting a green layer on the video. Any help?
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HEVC (x265) on Ubuntu 15.04 is not working (even after installing vlc-plugin-libde265)

I tried installing ppa from strukturag with the vlc plugin but every time I play a movie, I get a green layer over the video. On other players, such as smplayer, it only plays the audio without any ...
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How do I solve green layer problem while playing HEVC in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a HEVC (x.265) video. I am trying to play it in latest VLC (Rincewind 2.1.6) in Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed VLC plugin for HEVC. Here is the screenshot: However, when I try to play ...
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How do I convert videos to H.265/HEVC format in Ubuntu?

I see that H.265/HEVC encoding is gathering momentum but under some versions of Ubuntu it is not all that easy to produce H.265 video streams. How should I go about using x265, in a manner that ...
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How to compile FFmpeg with x265 support?

Today I found out that x265 is already present in ffmpeg so I compiled ffmpeg with this guide Sadly libx265 did not work on ubuntu, however on windows I tried the same thing with zeranoe ffmpeg ...
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How to install H.265 / HEVC codec on Ubuntu Linux?

I have seen that the new DivX Player 10 shows off H.265/HEVC playback, the successor of H.264. I wonder how I may get this support in Linux. Is there a need to install a codec specific for this format?...