QuickTime can’t play H.265/HEVC directly – Solution

This tutorial will explain how you can enable QuickTime player read H.265(HEVC) files, so that you can play H.265 files in QuickTime without issue.

As you see, a couple of cameras are coming out with H.265 support. You may plan to open and play H.265 in QuickTime. However, there’re problems around the QT users: Does QuickTime player support H.265? How to get H.265/HEVC to QuickTime? Now read on to get some clues from this page.

You had accept the truth, QuickTime doesn’t support H.265 codec. Well, don’t be frustrated. We’ve figured out the best way to make make H.265 files playable in QuickTime. The quick around is to decode H.265/HEVC to QuickTime readable format. You can get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to fulfill the task.

Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is one of the best H.265(HEVC) decoder/encoder for Mac. It can help users to convert H.265 to QuickTime playable MOV, H.264 MP4 video on Mac OS X(including macoS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite and Mavericks) without quality loss. Besides, it also supports converting H.265 files to other common videos including MPEG-4, MPEG-2, DivX, XviD, WMV, MKV, etc to meet your different needs. Plus, if you need, with this program you can fast convert non-H.265 videos to H.265 seamlessly. Download the program to start the H.265 to QuickTime conversion task.

How to decode H.265/HEVC to QuickTime playable video

Step 1. Add H.265 source > Install and run this H.265 to QuickTime converter and then import your H.265 files to it either by clicking add button or dragging & dropping.

Step 2. Select QuickTime player friendly format > Click Format bar and select QuickTime compatible video format. Here “Common Video” > “MOV- QuickTime (*.mov)” is highly recommended.

Tip: Before conversion, this Mac H.265 converter software allows you to click “Settings” button right besides “Format” and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Start conversion > Finally click Convert button to start converting H.265/HEVC to QuickTime .mov format on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is done, click Open button to locate the results videos. Now you can add and play the converted H.265 files in QuickTime player on Mac without hassle.

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