Your computer must meet the minimum technical specifications outlined below to work with HEIF or HEVC media files.
|Operating system||Minimum requirement|
|Windows||Windows 10 version 1809 (x64bit) (build 10.0.17763) or higher. Windows 8.1 is not supported.|
|HEIF Image Extensions||https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/heif-image-extensions/9pmmsr1cgpwg?activetab=pivot:overviewtab||Free download|
Before installing the HEVC extension, check if it is already installed in your machine. To check,
1. Go to Settings >Apps.
2. Search for HEVC Video Extension.
If the extension is not installed, use the link provided below to install it.
Ensure not to install more than one HEVC video extension in your machine. If multiple HEVC extensions are installed, uninstall both the extensions and install only one.
|HEVC Video Extensions||$0.99|
|Intel||Requirement: Kaby Lake or later||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Graphics_Technology|
|Nvidia||Accelerated HEVC decoding is supported on GTX750SE, GTX950, GTX960, GTX980Ti, GTX Titan X, and all 10xx and 20xx cards and newer.||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nvidia_PureVideo (VP7 generation or newer)|
|AMD||Arctic Islands or newer is required since they have Radeon 4xx series. Specifically UVD 6.3 or newer.||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Video_Decoder#UVD_6|