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What’s the Difference Between HEVC and VP9?

4K.com looks at the difference between new encoding standards HEVC and VP9.

They write, “HEVC, also known as H.265, and VP9 are the competing next generation video compression formats that have been deemed efficient enough to replace the former universal standard known as H.264, which is frequently used for HD and Full HD content. They are twice as efficient as H.264 in fact and this is why both are being used for the compression of 4K UHD movies and content for delivery to our UHD TVs, PCs, tablets and other devices.”

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