Investigate HEVC/H.265 encoding using free chapter from Jan Ozer FFmpeg book

Apple have decided to stadardise on HEVC/H.265 video encoding in macOS High Sierra and iOS 11. Jan Ozer has written a book about how to encode video using the free FFmpeg encoding system.

He has made the chapter on HEVC encoding from the book free to download:

Below you can download a sample chapter of my new book, Learn to Produce Video with FFmpeg in 30 Minutes or Less. It’s Chapter 12 Encoding HEVC

If you have already installed FFmpeg (which includes the libx265 encoder), visit Jan’s site to download the chapter and do some experiments. Check your results using the free VLC player.

PS: Although he doesn’t cover HDR in this free chapter, investigate the X.265 documentation on the subject.

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