How to play GoPro Hero6 Black HEVC/H.265 on Any Device

GoPro has taken the same core principals behind previous Hero flagships to new extremes with the Hero6 Black($499). In order to pull off these new shooting modes, GoPro's leveraging the new-school video codec, High-Efficiency Video Coding (aka H.265). That's great since HEVC is, as its name implies, a high-efficiency way of recording video. That means files can be smaller than those encoded with the older H.264 protocol that became the standard in the pre-4K days. But, there's a catch—HEVC is new, and many devices can't decode its advanced compression scheme. In my time with the GoPro Hero6, that meant some functions were incompatible with my iPhone 6s, since only iPhones since the 7 have fully-realized HEVC compatibility.


Although GoPro Hero6 is walking in the forefront of camera, you still meet issue when you want to play Hero 6 Black HEVC video on most devices, like Samsung Galaxy Note series, Android device and iDevice. So to play GoPro Hero6 HEVC/H.265 footage on any device at will, you need to get a professional HEVC converter which can transcode HEVC to H.264 for playback on your target device without any obstacle.


Among hundreds of HEVC converter in the martket, which one is the best? Pavtube Video Cinverter Ultimate /Mac is a professional HEVC converter which allows you to import GoPro Hero6 HEVC and output H.264 MP4 or other kinds of video format for you to choose, like MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, and more. By the way, it offers you dozens of optimized devices presets for Android, Samsung, TV, game console, non-linear editing software with most compatible video/audio parameters, so you don't need to do any change.


Moreover, this program adds H.265/HEVC as import and output file type so users are able to save Blu-ray as well as DVD movies to H.265/HEVC for playing. It comes as a professional tool help you convert, edit, enhance, organize, capture, and watch any HEVC footage.


Step By Step to Convert GoPro Hero6 HEVC to H.264 for Playback on Any Device

Step 1. Import HEVC video files.

Download this H.265 Converter, click "Add Video" to import your H.265 video files. Or you can directly drap or drop HEVC footage into this converter.


Step 2. Choose target format.

Click "Format" drop-down list, scroll down the main menu on the left, select "Common Video", from its extended otpion list, choose "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)".


Step 3. Adjust output file parameters (Optional)

You are allowed to adjust video and audio parameters if you are not satisfied with the default settings. Presets like size, bitrate, frame rate, audio channels, etc. can be customized in your own way.


Step 4: Start converting GoPro Hero6 H.265/HEVC video files to H.264 MP4

Now hit on the "Convert" button on software main interface to start the conversion. Ok now you can watch the H.264 MP4 video on any device using media player, or transfer to portable devices for free viewing.