Quick Start

> f265 in.mp4 out.mp4
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Project status

Alpha release

We are working to
improve performance.
See the roadmap.

A free H.265 encoder


f265 is an open source HEVC/H.265 encoder
released under the BSD license. You may
use and modify f265 as you see fit.

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We are actively looking
for more developers.

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f265 0.2 released


This version has significant performance enhancements. See the benchmarks.

Daily source snapshots available


We now have daily source snapshots, for those of you having problems with Git. We also updated the FAQ.

Cable show demo


We're exhibiting at the Cable show in Los Angeles, along with our Intel and Kontron partners. Come see us at booth 2454.