HEVC Video Extensions for Windows

  • Paid
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3
  • (215)
  • Security Status

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For Viewing HEVC Formats

HEVC Video Extensions is a utility software developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is a video extension application that allows computers and devices to read High-Efficiency Video Coding or HEVC videos. Additionally, it also lets users select the video player that will play the HEVC file.

Advanced Video Compression Standard

High-efficiency video coding is also recognized in the video industry by the other names, H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2. It was made to replace the AVC format that has been popularly used since May 2003. The video compression format possesses improved 25% to 50% data compression and better video quality compared to prior video standards. It has a higher performance at the same bit rate and video quality level against AVC. This video compression format is very compatible with very large displays as well as high-quality visuals. It is ideal for 8192×4320 resolution screens, 8K UHD televisions, and every supporting hardware utilizing the H.265 Main 10 Profile.

Helping Platforms to Read HEVC

HEVC Video Extensions lets users watch high-quality videos in HEVC video compression standards. Some computers and devices are still using the aged AVC format or lack any HEVC hardware support. The app basically encodes HEVC videos into readable contents. It is compatible with any video player software or application. 

Users need not worry if they use the default Windows 10 Media Player or VLC Media Player for viewing HEVC videos. The app is ideal for every Windows 10 platform available today. It also works with Intel 7th Generation Core processors as well as 4K and Ultra HD GPUs

With HEVC Video Extensions, users can have fun streaming movies and online shows. They must remember, however, that playback experience may be inconsistent. Factors like PC performance and video resolution can also affect playback quality.

Enjoying Better Visuals from Videos

HEVC Video Extensions is a must have for users owning high-resolution displays and smart televisions. High-resolution displays are becoming more accessible for users. Unfortunately, some media platforms even lack HEVC support. The simple software enables enjoyment of HD visuals from movies.


  • Read HEVC files
  • Better than AVC format
  • Enjoy high-quality videos
  • Minimal system requirements


  • Only for Windows 10
  • Very limited functionality
  • Playback experience may be inconsistent
  • Requires compatible GPU

HEVC Video Extensions for PC

  • Paid
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3
  • (215)
  • Security Status

User reviews about HEVC Video Extensions

  • tempie

    by tempie

    nothing to download as usual. it forwards to M$ store. pay for codecs? please.

  • James Gough

    by James Gough

    great website A+++++

  • Macleevery Missoi

    by Macleevery Missoi

    okay not bad good fair better i love it very nice i like it


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