The hevc file extension is related to the HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video codec. The hevc file stores video data.

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HEVC file extension - HEVC video file

What is hevc file? How to open hevc files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The hevc file extension is associated with the HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) a video codec from used to store video data in in 8K UHD and resolutions up to 8192×4320 resolution.

The hevc file stores RAW HEVC video data. They can be processed for example by DivX HEVC tools.

The default software associated to hevc file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

DivX HEVC picture or screenshot

DivX, LLC logo DivX HEVC  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  DivX, LLC

DivX HEVC is codecs in DivX Software enable local playback in DivX Player, streaming playback in DivX Web Player, and video conversion to DivX HEVC video with DivX Converter.

Help how to open HEVC files:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open video and movie files

How to convert file with extension HEVC:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

List of software applications associated to the .hevc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open hevc file, edit hevc file, convert hevc file, view hevc file, play hevc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the hevc files.

  • Play hevc file
  • Create hevc file

hevc file player - programs that play hevc file - HEVC video file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play hevc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with hevc file by default:
VLC media player small icon VLC media player

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