My question here is that does Xbox One X support HEVC MKV playback? Searching high and low, I got some clues.
Microsoft is touting the Xbox One X as a premium 4K gaming and entertainment system for the living room. In addition to offering 4K resolution gameplay, the console also boasts improved video decoding compared to the older Xbox One consoles. The Xbox One X supports 4K 60Hz HEVC (H.265), VP9, and AVC (H.264) video formats. While, it still has limit. It only supports HEVC 10-bit codec. Based on our testing, some H.265 files like in 12bit can’t play via Xbox One X properly. To get rid of the trouble, a good suggestion is to encode HEVC MKV to Xbox One X more friendly format like WMV, H.264 MP4. Continue reading “Will Xbox One X Support HEVC MKV”