Video Codecs supported

How to find video codec information of the video being played?

To check the video codec information of a video, follow the following steps:

  • Click on Video Option button on full screen video playback.
  • Select Media Information from there.
  • Under the Video section there is codec information available.

CnX Player has highly optimized implementation of next generation hardware and software video codecs. Video codecs are highly responsible for giving the best visual experience. CnX Player's codecs implementation uses hardware acceleration, which makes it consume very less battery. By default hardware video codec is used to play video. However there is an option to change hardware codec to software codec through the Video decoder option under Video Option.

CnX Player supports following video codecs:

  • H.265 or HEVC
  • H.265 or HEVC 10-bit
  • H.264 or AVC
  • H.264 or AVC 10-bit
  • Google VP9
  • Google VP9 10-bit
  • MPEG-4
  • MPEG-2
  • VP8
  • VC-1 or WMV
  • H.263
    • If there is an issue being faced while playing the video, please share the video file at support@cnxplayer.com

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