DivX 10 Preview: HEVC Streaming in DivX Web Player

DivX Web Player, or more affectionately known as "DWP", delivers a high-quality DivX video playback experience in your browser. With this preview of DWP that will be launched as part of DivX 10, HEVC MKV video up to 1080p is streamed efficiently to DWP, giving you more for less. Here's a sneak peak of what's to come. Note: if you don't already have the DivX HEVC plugins installed, follow the instructions for Windows and Mac below.

DWP in Action


Click to play DivX HEVC 1080p version
Click to play DivX HEVC 720p version

Installing HEVC Plugin for DivX Web Player

Prerequisite: Install the latest DivX Web Player (v2.4) for Windows or Mac from DivX Bundle 9.1.3

Instructions for Windows

  • Download and extract the DivX Web Player HEVC Plugin for Windows. It will contain:
    • DivXHEVCDecode.dll
    • DivXHEVCDecode.xml
    • DMFContainer.dll
    • DMFContainer.xml
  • Copy the contents of the zip file into directory C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\StreamEngine
  • Reload your browser

Instructions for Mac OS

  • Download and extract the DivX Web Player HEVC Plugin for Mac. It will contain:
    • WebPlayerHEVC.pkg
  • Launch WebPlayerHEVC.pkg and follow the steps to install.
  • Reload your browser

Notes: This release includes HM-11.0 compliant HEVC decoder plugins for DivX Web Player 2.4. We've tested using Tears of Steel and confirmed real time 1080p playback on a 4-Core i5 with 4GB RAM with content.

When you're done, share your feedback. We look forward to hearing what you think!

Uninstalling HEVC Plugin for DivX Web Player

You may run the DivX Bundle 9.1.3 installer again, or...

  • Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\StreamEngine directory
  • Delete these files:
  • DivXHEVCDecode.dll
  • DivXHEVCDecode.xml