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[Q][Resolved] MX player and HEVC/H265 codec

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By nilloi, Junior Member on 6th June 2014, 02:48 PM
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when this app will support a 4K videos?

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7th June 2014, 06:20 AM |#2  
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The app can already play 4K video and HEVC. MX Player uses ffmpeg as a base decoder, so whatever ffmpeg can play, MX can play. Of course, 4K and HEVC support isn't optimal by anyone right now, so don't expect stellar results.
14th December 2014, 02:55 PM |#3  
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Expect hardware-decode of HEVC/X265
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The app can already play 4K video and HEVC. MX Player uses ffmpeg as a base decoder, so whatever ffmpeg can play, MX can play. Of course, 4K and HEVC support isn't optimal by anyone right now, so don't expect stellar results.

When I play a 1080p vedio of HEVC/X265 movie with mxplayer 1.7.32, the player just only can play it using software decode, and the playing is very slowly.
I try to enable hw/+ mode but it failed to play.

So, expect that hard-decode can implement quickly~~~~
17th December 2014, 10:20 AM |#4  
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Hardware and/or hardware+ decode is not possible until manufacturers make chipsets that support HEVC. Those won't come for at least another year.

You can find a planned production timetable by Qualcomm here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=119
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17th December 2014, 11:50 AM |#5  
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Well, I have Qualcomm 801 that should support HEVC decoding (at 1080p), but it doesn't work. MX can't use HW(+) on HEVC videos, and it's not even in the list that I can get using Android API (MediaCodecList).

It seems that even if you have chipset with HEVC support you still may need to wait for manufacturer to get it supported. So player developers can't do anything about it.
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18th December 2014, 09:02 AM |#6  
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Indeed, thank you vivan for the clarification!
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Wink Learned how to solve the slow film problem
you can solve the slow playing problem by going to this address on your phone : settings-developer settings - advanced settings - Enable OpenGL traces - systrace (graphics)
and its done , and your welcome
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9th July 2015, 09:33 AM |#8  
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you can solve the slow playing problem by going to this address on your phone : settings-developer settings - advanced settings - Enable OpenGL traces - systrace (graphics)
and its done , and your welcome

I tried this, but it made no difference. The video playback is still slow, and periodically the sound stops playing for a few seconds while the video catches up.
11th July 2015, 08:55 AM |#9  
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Smile Mistake
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I tried this, but it made no difference. The video playback is still slow, and periodically the sound stops playing for a few seconds while the video catches up.

Yeah you're right it wasn't it
but i think it's supposed to be like this , i mean if you pay attention movies go slow when it's not that important , like when a conversation is going on it's good and when it ends and it shows for example "a house from a distance" it goes slow , you know what I meann ?!!!
12th July 2015, 01:25 AM |#10  
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Originally Posted by Leo_tm

you can solve the slow playing problem by going to this address on your phone : settings-developer settings - advanced settings - Enable OpenGL traces - systrace (graphics)
and its done , and your welcome

Dumping or enabled trace, live log etc will slow down system. You must know what you are saying man!
12th July 2015, 07:23 AM |#11  
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Dumping or enabled trace, live log etc will slow down system. You must know what you are saying man!

I just learned , thank you for telling me .

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