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MetalMania

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x265 encoder update
« on: August 10, 2017, 11:16:56 AM »
Hello

Is there a simple way to upgrade x265 encoder under windows to latest 2.5 build?

Jan Gruuthuse

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 02:51:14 PM »
If you find an installer for this fom a reliable source. Or you build x265 from source. I don't know if developers would recommend doing so.

eumagga0x2a

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 04:23:36 PM »
Is there a simple way to upgrade x265 encoder under windows to latest 2.5 build?

In case you mean the x265 encoder used by the HEVC encoder plugin in Avidemux, the only possible and at the same time a very simple way is to install the very latest Avidemux nightly (Jul. 27 or later). Both the libx265 and Avidemux binary must be built with the same toolchain, so just replacing the library will likely result in crashes.

eumagga0x2a

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 05:46:54 PM »
To be clear: you need the latest nightly to be compatible with v2.5 of x265 anyway.

MetalMania

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 02:43:48 PM »
So there is no lazy way to do it :-P. I've already tried latest nightly build for 2.7 and it still uses x265 2.1. Anyway thanks for help.

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 03:10:35 PM »
So there is no lazy way to do it :-P. I've already tried latest nightly build for 2.7 and it still uses x265 2.1.

I wasn't aware of that. You could at best petition Mean to upgrade one of build nodes to v2.5 of x265.

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2017, 04:27:37 PM »
I'll do it after next release, x265 is trickier than the othe packages

MetalMania

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 03:20:36 PM »
I'll do it after next release, x265 is trickier than the othe packages

Looking forward to it. What exactly did You mean by next release? 2.7.x ? Thanks again.

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Re: x265 encoder update
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 05:56:35 PM »
2.7.0 is due to be released soon. Too little time for a reasonable QA if build nodes get modified by any means ahead of that.