Decode H.265/HEVC Videos for Editing on Windows 10/8.1/8/7

John Salley

Jan 22, 2016 08:42 am / Posted by John Salley to Video

During the process of HEVC H.265 codec to completely replace H.264/AVC, new hardware devices and editors will need time to support the new codec, so if you have some HEVC H.265 video and wanna edit them on Windows, you can’t do anything but to convert HEVC to editable format for Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere or Cyberlink etc further editing. 

Read Comparison between H.265 (HEVC) and H.264 (AVC) 


Hot Search: H.265 to iPhoneH.265 to Adobe Premiere Pro CCH.265 to TVH.265 to Youtube… 

This article introduces a professional HEVC Video Converter and a step-by-step guide on how to convert video from HEVC/H.265 to ?suitable video format for editing on Windows PC. 

First you need to download Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. (Read review) Overall, the program is the best HEVC/H.265 Video Converter, which will create an Windows friendly file format- WMV for Windows Movie Maker, MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro, AVI for Sony Vegas, DNxHD for Avid, etc. in Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10. Following provide the guideline below of how to edit HEVC/H.265 video in Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere or Cyberlink etc. 

Also wanna play your H.265 video? Learn how to convert H.265 to QuickTime mov

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Hot News!!! Pavtube Software has been updated to Version for All Windows 10/8.1/8 users to support newest NVIDIA CUDA & AMD APP technology in video decoding to improve performance and ensure users much faster conversion speed than ever before when coping/ripping/converting DVD/Blu-ray, since more CPU resources are spared because of NVIDIA CUDA’s harnessing the power of GPU and AMD APP’s co-using of GPU and CPU.

What’s New

  1. New version: v4.9.0.0 (12.20 2016 )
  2. Support newest NVIDIA CUDA & AMD APP technology to accelerate video encoding/decoding by both H.264 and H.265/HEVC codec.Note: H.265 CUDA depends on whether your computer is geared up with H.265 encoding capable graphics card. Please refer to the document on official website of nvidia:
  3. Further added support for latest Blu-ray MKB v62
  4. Improved handling for location seeking issues on BD and some VOB files

Transcode H.265/HEVC Videos for Editing on Windows 10/8.1/8/7

Step 1. Load Source Video 

Launch the H.265 Video Converter; click “Add Video” and load your H.265/HEVC video. This program supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files into it at a time. 


Step 2. Decide Output Format 

Hit the Format box and choose the corresponding format from “Common Video” or “H.265 HD Video (*mp4)” as editable format for Windows editing programs. 


Tip: By clicking Edit, you can trim, crop videos, adjust video effects, add watermarks, etc. 

Step 3. Set Video Resolution 

Click “Settings” button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert H.265/HEVC to 1080p video, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p. 

Step 4. Start H.265/HEVC Conversion 

Hit “Convert” button to let the H.265/HEVC for Windows editor conversion begin. When the conversion finished, check the generated video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. It would be easier for you to edit in Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media ComposerAdobe PremiereAfter Effects, or Cyberlink etc. 

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