HEVC Video Extension + HEIF Image Extension

download codecDownload the HEVC Video Extension as well as the HEIF Image Extension here. This will allow you to view HEVC videos (.HEIC ) and HEIF Image (.HEIF). There is also the .HEVC files in Media Players which we also have here. Each will have its own installation process. The HEVC is the latest picture format, which is the HEIF image format which is much better than the JPEG format.

HEVC Video Extension

HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) is a video compression standard. This has been designed to improve on the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard. This uses advanced compression techniques to provide higher video quality at the same bitrate, or lower bitrate. All of this for the same video quality. Again this makes HEVC well-suited for streaming and broadcasting high-definition video content over the internet or other networks. It can also be used to store high-quality video on devices with limited storage capacity. You can now download HEIF and HEVC media extensions below.

HEVC Video and HEIF Images

The one extension is for video only while the other in for images only. You can download the zip files below and install the app after you extract the files. Microsoft Windows will install this for you. If it shows that you don’t have the ability to install then see the Microsoft shop to install the app. See the HEIF image extensions below.

HEIF to view .HEVC images

What is HEIF image extensions? HEIF is a new container format for images as well as image sequences that uses HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) for compression. You will note that the .HEIC file extension is used for image files in the HEIF format. In order to view .HEIC files on a Windows PC. You will need to install the HEVC Video Extension. This extension enables the built-in photo and video apps on Windows 10 to support the HEIF and HEVC formats. Once the extension is installed, you should be able to view .HEIC files in the Photos app or other apps that support the format.

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How to install the HEVC Video Extension

To install the HEVC Video Extension on a Windows PC, you can follow these steps:

  • First open the Microsoft Store on your PC by clicking on the Store icon on the taskbar or by searching for “Microsoft Store” in the Start menu.
  • In the Microsoft Store, search for “HEVC Video Extension” or navigate to the “Extensions” category and look for the HEVC Video Extension.
  • Click the “Get” or “Free” button to download and install the extension.
  • Once the extension is installed, you should be able to view .HEIC files in the Photos app or other apps that support the format.

Please note that some Windows version may not support HEVC codec, in that case you may have to check for the system requirements and upgrade your windows version to be able to use this extension. Windows Photo viewer can now open HEIC photos. Download the file below and then click on the file. Windows will then ask to install the extension for you. Note again that the HEVC video extension free on here.

 

How to uninstall the HEVC Video Extension

To uninstall is also very easy. Firstly open PowerShell in Admin mode and type this command.
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.HEVCVideoExtension | Remove-AppxPackage

How to install the HEIF Image Extension

The installation process for the HEIF Image Extension is the same as above.

Note that the package requires OS version 10.0.17763.0 or higher on the Windows. If you need encoder, there is the older version on DivX HEVC Encoder which works well. There is also the well-known x265 Encoder as well. Search this website for more information on this video and picture format. See also the Haali Media Splitter as well as the codec sniper. See also the media player classic while you are looking for a media player. Remember that the HEVC video extension free are listed below for download.
(Download the ZIP file and then click on the app file inside)
– HEVC video extensions free
(Download the ZIP file and then click on the app file inside)
– HEIF image extension download

 

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