PPA description

libde265 is an open source implementation of the h.265 video codec. It is written from scratch and has a plain C API to enable a simple integration into other software.

libde265 supports WPP and tile-based multithreading and includes SSE optimizations. The decoder supports all features of the Main and Main10 profile (HEVC-V1) and most profiles of HEVC-V2 (chroma 4:2:2, 4:4:4, monochrome, and bit depths up to 14 bits).

libde265 is released under the LGPL, further information are available at

This PPA contains Ubuntu packages of the libde265 library, plugins for
the GStreamer framework, VLC and required dependencies.

The GStreamer plugin source is available at

The VLC plugin source is available at

You can get sample Matroska streams from

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:strukturag/libde265 to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265
sudo apt-get update
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  • PPA for GStreamer developers [disabled] (included on 2014-02-20)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact struktur AG.

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gstreamer0.10-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~vivid1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer0.10-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~utopic1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer0.10-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~trusty1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer0.10-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~precise1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer0.10-libde265 0.1.10-2ppa1~saucy1 Joachim Bauch (2014-07-07)
gstreamer1.0-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~vivid1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer1.0-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~utopic1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer1.0-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~trusty1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer1.0-libde265 0.1.12-1ppa1~precise1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
gstreamer1.0-libde265 0.1.10-2ppa1~saucy1 Joachim Bauch (2014-07-07)
libde265 1.0.4-1~ppa1~ubuntu19.10.1 Joachim Bauch (2019-12-20)
libde265 1.0.4-1~ppa1~ubuntu19.04.1 Joachim Bauch (2019-12-20)
libde265 1.0.4-1~ppa1~ubuntu18.04.1 Joachim Bauch (2019-12-20)
libde265 1.0.4-1~ppa1~ubuntu16.04.1 Joachim Bauch (2019-12-20)
libde265 1.0.4-1~ppa1~ubuntu14.04.1 Joachim Bauch (2019-12-20)
libde265 1.0.3-1~ppa1~ubuntu17.10.1 Joachim Bauch (2018-04-19)
libde265 1.0.2-1ppa1~vivid1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
libde265 1.0.2-1ppa1~utopic1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
libde265 1.0.2-1ppa1~precise1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
libde265 0.7-1ppa1~saucy1 Joachim Bauch (2014-06-04)
libde265-teststreams 0.7 Joachim Bauch (2017-09-15)
libde265-teststreams 0.7 Joachim Bauch (2017-09-15)
libde265-teststreams 0.7 Joachim Bauch (2015-05-05)
videogfx 1.0.8-1ppa4~trusty1 Joachim Bauch (2014-01-16)
videogfx 1.0.8-1ppa3~saucy1 Joachim Bauch (2014-01-16)
videogfx 1.0.8-1ppa3~precise1 Joachim Bauch (2014-01-16)
vlc-libde265 0.1.7-1ppa1~xenial1 Joachim Bauch (2018-01-29)
vlc-libde265 0.1.7-1ppa1~vivid1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
vlc-libde265 0.1.7-1ppa1~utopic1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
vlc-libde265 0.1.7-1ppa1~trusty1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
vlc-libde265 0.1.7-1ppa1~precise1 Joachim Bauch (2015-07-15)
vlc-libde265 0.1.5-1ppa1~saucy1 Joachim Bauch (2014-06-23)
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