[SOLVED] VLC could not decode the format "hevc"

Problem

VLC shows the following error when opening H.265/HEVC files:

VLC could not decode the format "hevc"

Solution

We need to install the package vlc-plugin-libde265. Open a terminal window and run:

sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 -y

References

How to install H.265 / HEVC codec on Ubuntu Linux?

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