Documentation

Using DivX HEVC Community Encoder

The DivX HEVC encoder is a command line tool that is capable of creating HEVC bitstreams.

DivX 10.1 Beta: 4K for the Masses

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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



Playing HEVC in DivX Player (Windows)

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 real-time up to 1080p HEVC video playback in DivX Player!

Prerequisites

  • Download and install DivX Player 9.1.3
  • Download our HEVC Plugin v1.1 for DivX Web Player
  • Verify that the below files are present in the DivXHEVC_Plugins_v1.1_Windows.zip file you downloaded
    • DivXHEVCDecode.dll
    • DivXHEVCDecode.xml
    • DivXMKVSource.dll
    • DivXMKVSource.xml

Installing HEVC Support

  • Unzip the contents of the zip file into C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Player\DSEPlugins directory
  • Uninstalling HEVC Support

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

    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 on a 4-Core i5 with 4GB RAM with content Tears of Steel.
    • Instructions above are based on Windows 7 64 bit operating system. 32 bit Windows operating systems will use "C:\Program Files\..."
    When you're done, share your feedback. We look forward to hearing what you think!