Robust as it is, VLC still falls short in terms of h265/hevc decoding and 4K video playback. You cannot 100% count on VLC to play back h265/hevc Ultra HD videos since many problems have already surfaced and spotted by VLC users. What are those VLC H265 playback issues?
To tackle VLC h265 playback problems, we recommend you the simplest, most brilliant and professional tool - 5KPlayer. This h.265/hevc dedicated media player is designed specifically for 4K h265 playback with outstanding Mac/Windows compatibility.
Free download this free H.265 VLC Player alternative; 5KPlayer is elegant and lightweight; Install and launch this H.265 VLC player alternative on your Mac/PC.
Steps: Use 5KPlayer to play back the H.265/HEVC videos failed in VLC;
If playbacks of h265 in VLC failed, you can resort to 5KPlayer as an emergency call.
* Drag & drop H.265 files not playing in VLC to the main interface of H.265 player -5KPlayer;
* Click "Video" button on the main interface to add H.265 video failed playing in VLC;
* Right click on the H.265 file, and navigate to "Open with 5KPlayer" option.
On top of handling H265/HEVC better than VLC, this media software 5KPlayer actually supports both HEVC and VP9 video compression formats that are at the heart of a technologically and legally complicated fray for the future of 4K video. But whatever they are fighting for, we end users can always benefit from the free services brought by 5KPlayer: H265 streaming, 4K downloading and playback and even 4K Blu-ray video playback.
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