HEVC codec support (h.265 / x.265) in Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player

Diana Joan

Jan 16, 2017 08:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

HEVC normally exists 4K Blu-ray. But for some Blu-ray Players which only can play HD Blu-ray which is encoded with AVC, VC-1, MPEG 2, they don’t support HEVC codec like below:

"Hi all, I have a Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player with latest firmware which support h.264 codec but not h.265 (HEVC). Is there any plan to add HEVC codec in this player? Thanks in advance."

It may take some time to add H.265 into Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player, so when you need to play HEVC video on it, you can make your H.265 files to H.264 which it currently support. 

How to Transcode H.265 to H.264 Video for Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player?

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a professional tool to help you convert, edit, enhance, organize HEVC video. It can transcode HEVC video to H.264 video for your Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player. It also can rip 4K Blu-ray to HEVC MP4, HEVC MKV and H.264 MP4, h.264 mkv for Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player playback.

This software is a powerful H.265 encoder, decoder and converter. It can help you convert non-H.265 videos (MKV, H.264, DivX, AVI, WMV, MOV, MXF, MPG, MTS…) to H.265 files. It’s easy to use, and performs professionally. With it, you can fast convert H.264 video to H.265 and H.265 to H.264 seamlessly. What’s more, this video converter severs as a wonderful H.265 video player for you. And with the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks.

What’s more, recently, the leader of multimedia software application Pavtube Studio has upgraded its top-ranked Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to version 4.9.1.0 with supporting the most advanced hardware acceleration NVIDIA CUDA & AMD APP by H.264/H.265 codec, which can give users 30x video transcoding speed than before.

How to Convert HEVC video to Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player?

Step 1: Load HEVC video

Run the H.265 Video Converter program, go to the menu bar, select "Files" button to select the H.265 files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. It supports batch conversion so you can import multiple files at a time. When inserted your Blu-ray and DVD discs, you also can load your Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Blu-ray to convert to H.264 video for Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player.

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Step 2. Choose target format

Click “Format” bar to open the format profile list, you can choose H.264 video from “Common Video” and “HD Video” categories. Each category contains many format, like MP4, MOV, AVI, etc. You can choose any one you need. Here, we take H.264 MP4 as instance.

Tip: You are allowed to adjust video and audio parameters if you are not satisfied with the default settings. Presets like size, bitrate, frame rate, audio channels, etc. can be customized in your own way.

Step 3. Start transcoding H.265/HEVC video files to H.264/AVC MP4 for Sony BDP-S1200

Now hit on the “Convert” button on software main interface to start the H.265 to H.264 conversion. When it finished, just open the output folder to find the generated video. Then you can play the H.264 ideo on Sony BDP-S1200.

If your want fast H.264 encoding speed, you can choose enable NVIDIA GPU hardware acceleration.

Enable H.264 CUDA Encoding in Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

Simply click “File” > “Load from Disc” to load your Blu-ray and DVD movies or add your MKV, MP4, 4K video files, etc. Then Choose “H.265 MP4 Video” in “Format” drop-down list. Now, move your cursor to “Tools” button on the top of the main interface to choose “Options”.Then you can enable GPU acceleration.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate x265 CUDA Acceleration

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