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View H.265 Video on Mac with H.265/HEVC Player (QuickTime)

View H.265 Video on Mac with H.265/HEVC Player (QuickTime)

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H.265/HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) is a video compression standard, a solid foundation for the future 4K time. The H.265/HEVC used by those HD camcorder or camera would be the best solution to compress those high resolution video into small size while maintain the sharp quality.


“Does Apple QuickTime support H.265 on Mac? I’ve been editing a video and just finished it and encoded it from H.264 to H.265, but when I play it back on QuickTime, it doesn’t go through. Any suggestions?”

To be honest, the built-in H.265/HEVC codec, the most advanced compression technology available, brings efficiency to the storage of video clips by compressing high quality video to half the size and the bit rate of H.264 footage without any compromise on quality. While as the latest codec, H.265 is not supported by almost every editing software, media player and etc. To make H.265/HEVC widely supported, we here introduce you a strong functional H.265/HEVC decoder for all of you to encode H.265/HEVC video to QuickTime MOV, which is best supported by QuickTime Player.

Look at the picture below to know more about QuickTime supported video and audio formats:

To get the work done, you need help from the best H.265/HEVC converter- Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. As a professional H.265 converter, it can help users to convert H.265 to QuickTime MOV video on Mac OS X (El Capitan is included) without quality loss. Besides, it also supports converting H.265 files to other common videos including MPEG-4, MPEG-2DivX, XviD, WMV, MKV, etc to meet your different needs.


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How to view H.265 video on Mac with H.265/HEVC Player (QuickTime)?

Step 1:
 Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load H.265 video. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.

Step 2: Here, you need to choose what you want the output to be. Click “Format” drop-down list, and then select “Common Video>>MOV- QuickTime (*.mov)” as the best output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Play” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the conversion work.

Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” to get your generated files. Now, you can enjoy viewing H.265 video on Mac with H.265/HEVC Player (QuickTime) without any hassles.

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