1. glc650's Avatar
    Hi,

    Anyone successfully playing back HEVC media with a Nexus 5? If so, with which media player?

    I've tried several and Ultimate Media Player seems to be the best - others either don't play the video at all or don't play the audio or have too many frame drops - although I get some frame drops (even with the lowest settings and H/W decoding on).

    Thanks,

    ->g.
    03-22-2014 05:10 PM
  2. gidgiddonihah's Avatar
    Hi,

    Anyone successfully playing back HEVC media with a Nexus 5? If so, with which media player?

    I've tried several and Ultimate Media Player seems to be the best - others either don't play the video at all or don't play the audio or have too many frame drops - although I get some frame drops (even with the lowest settings and H/W decoding on).

    Thanks,

    ->g.
    I love MX Player. Supports every format I've ever thrown at it. Not sure if it supports HEVC.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
    wizzrah likes this.
    03-23-2014 12:24 AM
  3. wizzrah's Avatar
    Hi,

    Anyone successfully playing back HEVC media with a Nexus 5? If so, with which media player?

    I've tried several and Ultimate Media Player seems to be the best - others either don't play the video at all or don't play the audio or have too many frame drops - although I get some frame drops (even with the lowest settings and H/W decoding on).

    Thanks,

    ->g.
    Try MX Player. If that doesn't work, try BS Player.

    Sent from my AT&T One X running CodefireX ROM Android Version 4.4.
    03-23-2014 01:02 AM
  4. glc650's Avatar
    MX player doesn't play back the video. I'll try BS player.
    03-23-2014 02:37 PM
  5. sinkers2's Avatar
    Not sure how brave you are but I have done this with a custom build of a player though I am pretty sure some players in play store do this now too. I will upload mine at some point.

    Initial details on the build process here: Playing HEVC/H.265 on Android with ffmpeg, libx265 and Vitamio - Sinclair Media Technology
    06-03-2014 10:11 PM
  6. RG Bargy's Avatar
    X265 works on my lg g3 in mxplayer with hw decoder selected in settings, (i only had audio and a black screen with sw decoder). Dont know if nexus 5 has the right hardware to do it though?
    10-14-2014 02:56 PM
  7. kathy13xia's Avatar
    What is BS player? I don' think media player can support H.265 video now because my VLC media player is not compatible with any H.265 MP4 video I have tried.
    01-06-2015 02:50 AM
  8. Jonathan Newnham's Avatar
    asdfasdf
    05-05-2015 01:17 AM

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