H265 HEVC Encoding with B-Frames

Discussion in 'AnyStream' started by SmegHead, Oct 1, 2020.

  1. SmegHead

    SmegHead Active Member

    Just a quick question - in the log for the latest version of AnyStream:
    • Improved: Changed video codec override from H264 to H265 (allows HEVC video)
    Does this mean there will be B-frame HEVC encoding on supported hardware (Nvidia GTX 16xx/RTX)?

    Just curious...
  2. Ch3vr0n

    Ch3vr0n Translator NL & Mod

    That's a very good question. That changelog entry made me wonder where the whole video codec comes into play. Since currently it's not possible to specify the desired codec for the video file.
  3. SmegHead

    SmegHead Active Member

    I suspect this would only become relevant if 2160p encoding becomes a reality, which I believe we won't see for a long time, if ever.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2020
  4. Prospere

    Prospere RedFox Development Team

    AnyStream does not mess with the encoding of the stream. It just tells Amazon "give me H265" and it depends solely on Amazon what AnyStream gets at the end.
  5. SmegHead

    SmegHead Active Member

  6. supersonik

    supersonik Member

    you would notice in task mgr if something gets encoded ^^
  7. WiseMan

    WiseMan Active Member

    Great that AnyStream supports H265, but can't we make it optional?
    Like a checkbox or a combo in Settings.
  8. bartinoUHD

    bartinoUHD Active Member

    The H265 from amazon is the most horrible on the whole market, I hope it returns to the H264 and they add the CBR option as well. (H265 which is optional selectable, as ordered with the CBR)
    Thank you
  9. Prospere

    Prospere RedFox Development Team

    @WiseMan we surely can. It will most likely be made optional (as well as the CBR/VBR thing) in one of the upcoming releases.
    Aeneas72 likes this.
  10. WiseMan

    WiseMan Active Member

    Awesome, thank you :)