Microsoft Windows 10 giving support to HEVC video compression standard

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Microsoft will support the moderately new HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video compression standard in Windows 10 out of the container, as indicated by an announcement from Gabriel Aul, the pioneer of its Operating Systems Group’s Data and Fundamentals Team.

Aul affirmed that the HEVC support in Windows 10 in a Twitter message prior today, while additionally expressing that prior reports that the operating system supports MKV video documents were right also. He included, “MKV is supported at the platform level so will be available to all types of apps.”

HEVC is a successor to the well known H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video compression standard. In extremely fundamental terms, it takes into consideration 4K resolution video to be compressed and streamed on an Internet connection. In principle, it will even consider 8K resolution video to be streamed. The way that Microsoft is including HEVC into Windows 10 demonstrates that the company keeps on anticipating the up and coming era of Internet video needs.

Do you want to watch streaming videos in 4Kwhen the stable version of Windows 10 is released at some point in 2015?

Gabriel Aul (Twitter)

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