HEVC in Pixcel XL-how to play H.265 video on Pixcel XL?   Recently updated !


Cannot play HEVC (H.265) video files on your Pixcel XL properly? This post may help you out. It explains a workaround to get HEVC/H.265 videos playable on Pixel XL without any hassles. If it is what you are looking for, just read on to learn the detail.
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How can I play HEVC files on Pixcel XL?
“I tried to play a .mkv file encoded with HEVC on Pixel XL and it failed terribly. Does Pixcel XL come with native support for HEVC? If not, is there any workaround to make it possible? I have a couple of MKV movies with HEVC codec and I’d like to watch them on my Pixel XL on public vechicles. Please help. Thanks.”

All you need is an x265 to Pixcel XL converter. With such a program installed, you are able to convert HEVC/H.265 files to Pixcel XL preferred H.264 MP4 with very good quality. Here’s a how-to guide.

How to convert HEVC/H.265 for playing on Google Pixel XL smoothly?

Software requirement
Video Converter (it works well as an HEVC/H.265 to Pixcel XL converter)
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Do as below:
Step 1: Click “Add File” to load HEVC/H.265 files into this program.
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Step 2: Click “Profile” to select “HTC HD H.264 (*.mp4)” as output format. This format profile is suitable for HTC devices and Google Pixel XL.
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Step 3: If necessary, you can click “Settings” to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
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This step is optional, if you are not familiar with adjusting video/audio settings, simply skip this step, and the default settings will ensure a proper playback quality on your Google Pixel XL.

Step 4: Click “Convert” to start HEVC/H.265 to Pixel XL conversion.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated MP4 files that are suitable for playing on your Pixel XL.

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