Files with hevc extension are vides encoded using HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video codec.

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HEVC file extension - HEVC video data

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

File extension hevc 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.

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

Updated: June 23, 2020

The default software associated to open hevc file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and 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 logoDivX HEVC  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

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:

Use VLC media player to playback *.hevc files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.hevc files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .hevc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 hevc files.

hevc file players - programs that can play hevc file - HEVC video data

Programs supporting the exension hevc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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