vlc - does not support hvec files
If you are getting the following error, then you need to install libed265 to run the HVEC files with VLC.
To install it run the following commands in your terminal.
VLC can not play HVEC files.
Enjoy watching your HVEC media files.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265