In this post, we will share a simple solution to fix the HEVC error “hevc codec must be installed to use this feature” problem in Premiere Pro, Filmora, and other Video Editor Tools. If you are a YouTuber or Video Publisher and use Video Editor tools like Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Wondershare Filmora, then sometimes you have to face a problem when you have to import HEVC H.265 video format. To import this format, either you have to convert the video to a normal MP4 video, or you have to install HEVC codec (H.265 codec) on your pc to successfully import HEVC video format in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Wondershare Filmora.
Many user-facing this problem on Windows 10 while importing Android Screen Recorded video or DJI Mavic Drone video in Premiere Pro, Filmora. Finally, the solution is here you can import HEVC video format without converting hevc to mp4 video, to solve this problem you have to install the HEVC codec to fix the HEVC codec must be installed Problem in Windows 10. We have shared the official Microsoft Store link or you can download it from Microsoft Store.
What Is HEVC H.265 Video Codec?
HEVC stands for (high-efficiency video coding). Also called H.265, this brand new video codec will compress video files to half of the size potential with the most-efficient present encoding format, MPEG-4, aka H.264 utilized on Blu-ray disks, Youtube Videos, and a few satellite TV broadcasts. That’ll be one-quarter of how big files compressed with the MPEG 2 codec that many cable-TV companies still use. More to the point, HEVC is used to compress video using 4K resolution — and perhaps even 8K resolution later on — so it could be effectively delivered. The HEVC video codec used by the Must Android device in Screen Recording, Go Pro, and DJI Mavic Drone also uses HEVC video codec to Record videos.
The HEVC Codec must be installed to use this feature Problem
The problem still affects if you are importing the HEVC video format on the old version of Adobe Premiere Pro, After effects even the new version, Filmora 9 still does not include the HEVC codec. Here is the screenshot of the error on Filmora while importing the HEVC video
You can fix the issue in two ways, one by installing the new version of Premiere Pro, Filmora, or the second way you can fix the issue by install HEVC codec on your Windows desktop laptop. We have shared HEVC Video Extensions for Bothe windows 10, Windows 7
Download and Install the HEVC codec
For Windows 7 you can use Windows 7 Codec Pack here is the download link
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Once you have installed the codec on your Windows PC, reboot your desktop or laptop and after that, you can import HEVC video in Filmora, and Premiere Pro without any Problem
So at the end of the article, we learn that the simple solution for the HEVC codec must be installed. The problem is installing HEVC codec. Because the codec is not pre-installed with Windows OS, We hope in the next update Windows includes the codec.
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