Spin Digital released a world’s first 8K HEVC/H.265 media player

Berlin, June 2nd 2016: Spin Digital has released a complete software media player supporting 8K HEVC video and 22.2 audio. A demonstration has been presented recently at several international events including NAB in Las Vegas (April 18-21), the “After NAB” show in Tokyo (May 19-20), and the NHK Open House in Tokyo (May 26-29).


Spin Digital Media Player is a complete solution for playback of ultra-high definition video in 4K and 8K resolutions. It includes Spin Digital’s HEVC/H.265 decoder, a leading high performance HEVC/H.265 decoder, and Spin Digital’s video renderer, a custom DirectX-12 video renderer capable of high quality 8K video playback.

Spin Digital’s Media Player supports real-time 8K video playback at 60 frames per second, including high quality and professional formats such as 4:2:2, and 4:4:4, up to 10-bit.

The new Media Player also supports 3D audio using a 22.2 multi-channel audio solution. The Media Player is based on the popular Media Player Classic software, and it supports the most common media file formats including MP4, MPEG2-TS, and MKV.

The Media Player is available now for licensing worldwide. Japanese customers can have local licensing and support through TJC, Spin Digital’s Japanese distributor.

Mauricio Alvarez-Mesa CEO of Spin Digital, said, “Having a media player supporting 8K HEVC video and 22.2 audio, all in a complete software solution running on commodity PC hardware is an important milestone for making 8K a widespread and easy-to-use media format. We are happy to support the early adopters of 8K with our state-of-the art software video technologies.”

More information about Spin Digital 8K Media Player can be found at: http://spin-digital.com/media_player/

Mauricio Alvarez Mesa – CEO
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