Encoding HEVC to M3U8 for Playback


Basically M3U8 is a playlist containing UTF-8 encoded text that points at video files. These files are used by a variety of media applications and online radio stations. If your player only accepts M3u8 file format, but have some H.265 flies, a quick workaround is to convert HEVC to M3u8.

And searching high and low, we found Brorsoft Video Converter or Video Converter for Mac can do you a favor.

Overall, this video converter enables users to convert any video format MOV, MKV, FLV, TS, MP4, WMV, MPG, 3GP, H.265 to M3U8 with original quality kept. Besides, it has built-in optimized profiles for popular devices iPad, iPhone, Galaxy tablets/phones, Surface tablets and more. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. What’s more, this H.265 encoder is very easy to use. Any person can handle it without any skills needed.Now just download the program and check out the steps below.

Steps to Convert H.265/HEVC videos to M3U8

Step 1. Load H.265 video clips

After a quick installation, launch the H.265 decoder(TOP 5 BEST H.265 ENCODER/DECODER REVIEW) program and the click Add Video button to load your H.265 files or you can directly drag and drop the files to the program. This software supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

Step 2. Choose M3U8 format

Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “HLS Streaming (m3u8)”. Choose “ipad m3u8 streaming” or “iphone m3u8 streaming” as best output format.

Tip: You can press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality.

Step 3. Edit your H.265 source videos (optional)

Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the H.265/HEVC videos with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want.

Step 4. Start H.265 to M3u8

The final step, click Convert to start the H.265 to m3u8 conversion. When the conversion completes, you can click Open button button to get the new file for playback anywhere without hassle.

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