OnePlus 5 Camera Mod (Requires Root) Enables HEVC/H.265 Recording

OnePlus 5 Camera Mod (Requires Root) Enables HEVC/H.265 Recording

The HEVC/H.265 encoder is still in its infancy but a lot of people are already enjoying the benefit of its reduced file sizes. XDA pankajsammal, Member was able to modify the OnePlus 5 so that it can record videos in this format for 4K, 1080p, and 720p quality. This mod is also reducing the bitrate of of the recording to, so that will reduce the file size even more. To enable it, simply overwrite the /system/etc/media_profiles.xml file with the modded one provided in the thread (and be sure to backup your original).


Check out this camera mod in our OnePlus 5 forum

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Doug Lynch
Doug Lynch

When I am passionate about something, I go all in and thrive on having my finger on the pulse of what is happening in that industry. This has transitioned over the years from PCs and video games, but for close to a decade now all of my attention has gone toward smartphones and Android.