Playing HEVC in DivX Player (Mac)

UPDATE: You no longer need to use the special plug-in below to play DivX HEVC. Simply get the latest DivX Player!

The time has come for ... [drum roll] ... real-time 1080p HEVC video playback in DivX Player for Mac!

Prerequisites

  • Download and install DivX Player 9.1.3
  • Download our HEVC Plugin v1.1 for DivX Player
  • Verify that the below files are present in the DivXHEVC_Plugins_v1.1_OSX.zip file you downloaded
    • DivXHEVCDecode.bundle
    • DivXMKVSource.bundle
    • ReadMe_forMac.txt
    • WEBM_LICENSE.TXT

    Installing HEVC Support

    • Unzip the contents of the zip file into Applications>DivX Player.app>Contents>Plugins directory
    • Restart DivX Player

    Uninstalling HEVC Support

    • Navigate to Applications>DivX Player.app>Contents>Plugins directory
    • Delete these files:
      • DivXHEVCDecode.bundle
      • DivXMKVSource.bundle
      • ReadMe_forMac.txt
      • WEBM_LICENSE.TXT
    • Restart DivX Player
    Once you're all set up, cruise over to our showcase page to download Tears of Steel film in DivX HEVC.

    Notes

    • This release includes HEVC decoder plugins, for the DivX player 9.1.3, which are HM-11.0 compliant
    • Seeking is now supported during playback
    • We've tested and confirmed real time 1080p playback of the content Tears of Steel. on the below MAC hardware:
      • MacBook Pro w/ Intel Core i7 @ 2.7 GHz, 8 GB RAM running OSX 10.8.3
      • Mac Mini w/ Intel Core i5 @ 2.5 GHz, 4 GB RAM running OSX 10.8.4
      • iMac w/ Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM running OSX 10.7
      • iMac w/ Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM running OSX 10.6.8
    When you're done, share your feedback. We look forward to hearing what you think!