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Transcode H.265/HEVC for KMPlayer Smooth Playback


HEVC (H.265) is one of the best and more advanced codecs than the current popular format H.264. It offers much better compression when comparing with H.264 (Lower file size Far better quality). When you got some HEVC files, the primary consideration is how to open and view H.265 files. Now in this article, we talk about how to play HEVC/H.265 in KMPlayer easily.

Based on what we know, to play H.265 videos smoothly, you need to a little heavy device/PC. You should use the latest version of your media players or use this codecs. Many updated players have native support for the codec including KMPlayer. Whereas, it still not easy to handle H.265 in KMPlayer sometimes:

"When attempting to play HEVC video on Win 8.1 with KMPlayer, it experience skipping, app termination, tearing etc. Hardware is i7 3770, 16GB, SDD and EVA GTX 670. KMPlayer functions well on any video other than HEVC. Any suggestion?"

As mentioned above, watching HEVC files needs heavy device or PC. It requires both software and hardware. In order to view H.265 videos in KMPlayer on PC, Mac, Mobile flawlessly, you'd better convert H.265 to H.264. The best method of watching H.265/HEVC files on KMPlayer with no issues is offered here.

Despite that there's a hot debate on whether H.265/HEVC video capture and playback is really necessary. In order to make KMPlayer be friendly with H.265/HEVC files, we highly recommend you Brorsoft Video Converter to help you convert H.265/HEVC files to H.264 MP4, not only for playing on MX Player, but also for other media players, NLEs such as MX Player, VLC, Kodi, Plex, Samsung TV, Xbox One, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer and etc. If you are running on Mac, you can turn to the equivalent version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.

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Convert H.265 to KMPlayer more friendly format

Step 1: Download and install the corresponding version. Click "Add video" on the main interface to load H.265/HEVC files to the program. You can also drag the files to the program's window list directly. This program can also support the batch video clips.


Step 2: Select the right formats for playing on KMPlayer. Here we suggest you to go to the "Common Video" list, you will get the "H.264 Video (*.mp4)" as the best output.


Tip: In the "Settings" button, you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel.

Step 3: With all the preparations work done, go back to the main interface to click the "Convert" button to get the work started.

Once the conversion is finished, click "Open" to quickly find the converted files. Then, KMPlayer will recognize, catalog, play and stream them just fine. With the faster conversion speed and the high quality preserved, it's wonderful to enjoy H.265/HEVC files on KMPlayer.

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