Microsoft: Windows 10 will support the HEVC video compression standard
Microsoft will support the relatively new HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video compression standard in Windows 10 out of the box, according to a statement from Gabriel Aul, the leader of its Operating Systems Group's Data and Fundamentals Team.
Aul confirmed the HEVC support in Windows 10 in a Twitter message earlier today, while also stating that earlier reports that the operating system supports MKV video files were correct as well. He added, "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 very basic terms, it allows for 4K resolution video to be compressed and streamed on an Internet connection. In theory, it will even allow for 8K resolution video to be streamed. The fact that Microsoft is adding HEVC into Windows 10 shows that the company continues to anticipate the next generation of Internet video needs.
Do you plan to watch streaming videos in 4K when the final version of Windows 10 is launched sometime in 2015?
Source: Gabriel Aul (Twitter)
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The title references something I don't know of. I'd love to learn about it though. What I'm suggesting is making the titles more approachable for the common folk. Thanks salmanaltaf.
Windows 10 will support HEVC, that's pretty much it.
I still think however, that educating the general public is not the job of the writers in this website, they provide the information, it's up to the user to do whatever he or she wants with it.
Tl;dr: Use Bing if you want to know the meaning of something.
Step 2. Go to Bing.com
Step 3. Type in "what is HEVC format?"
Step 4. Re read article with your new knowledge in mind.
Not to say more codecs in the OS isn't beneficial, especially since it will be across phone and Xbox as well as being available to developers.
4M = 4000000 :P
.just look at IE for example.
Your writing is difficult to read.
It's a bit like saying will you use mp3 file formats? How can you avoid using it now.
I think windows phone 10 will support hdmi out and USB otg also......