Plugins for VLC 2.x to support HEVC decoding using libde265. For VLC versions below 2.1, a modified MKV demuxer is included which has support for HEVC streams. For VLC versions below 2.2, modified MPEG-TS and MP4 demuxers are included which have support for HEVC streams.
Execute the default
$ ./configure $ make
If you fetched vlc-libde265 from GitHub, you will need to generate the
configure script first:
In addition to a compiler, a couple of other packages must be installed in order to compile the plugin:
- libde265-dev (>= 0.7)
These should be available from the package management on any recent version of Debian / Ubuntu.
patches folder for changes applied to the VLC source code of
the demuxers to make them compile against older versions of VLC.
In the advanced settings of VLC, a couple of properties can be configured for the libde265 plugins (below "Demuxers" and "Video codecs"):
- Framerate for raw bitstream demuxer (25 fps is assumed by default)
- Number of threads to use for decoding ("auto" by default)
- Whether the deblocking filter should be disabled (enabled by default)
- Whether the sample-adaptive-offset filter should be disabled (enabled by default)
Binary packages for Ubuntu are available on Launchpad: https://launchpad.net/~strukturag/+archive/libde265
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