Tricks for Playing H.265(HEVC) on Xbox One

Check this tutorial to learn how to play H.265 video files on Xbox One with best quality for enjoyment.

Since last year, Microsoft has updated the XBOX One platform to add support for HEVC! Streaming video services can take advantage of XBOX One’s HEVC support to deliver a massively better end-user experience at any bit rate. While, it still has limit. Xbox One only supports HEVC 10-bit codec. Based on our testing, some H.265 files like in 12bit can’t play via Xbox One properly. So, any workaround to play H.265 on Xbox One without hassle?

Well, to get rid of the trouble, a good suggestion is to encode H.265 to Xbox One more friendly format like WMV, H.264 MP4. For this purpose, we will present you a full guide on how to convert H.265 to Xbox One for smooth playback with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter.

This video converter has been proven to be an outstanding H.265 to Xbox One converter. With it, you can convert different H.265 videos to Xbox One compatible H.264 MP4, WMV effortlessly. In addition to H.265 files, this program also allows you to convert all videos in AVI, MKV, MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, etc to a decent format as you want. What’s more, with the built-in editor, you can trim, crop, adjust special effect to your source video, so that you get the very part and effects at your will. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (macOS High Sierra included), which has the same function as the Windows version.

Guide: How to play H.265/HEVC 4K videos on Xbox One

1. Add H.265 videos > Launch the Xbox One Video Converter. When the main interface pops up, you can see some buttons also with a preview window on the right. Click “Add video” button to load your H.265 4K videos or directly drag the footage to the program.

2. Choose output format > Go to the format bar to select the “Zune/Xbox 360 Device -> Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv)” as your output format, which fits on Xbox One perfectly. You can also choose H.264 MP4 from Common Video.

Tip: If the default A/V settings cannot fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to custom 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.

3. Convert H.265 4K video for Xbox One > Hit the “Convert” button on the bottom-right corner of this H.265/HEVC to Xbox One Video Converter to start performing video conversion.

Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click “Open” to get the output videos and then stream the files to Xbox One for great enjoyment.

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