Fraunhofer Versatile Video Decoder (VVdeC)

Live VVC software decoding

The Fraunhofer Versatile Video Decoder (VVdeC) is a fast VVC x86 software decoder implementation. The decoder supports most standard features available in the Main10 profile, with support for some high-level features still pending.

Available on GitHub

VVdeC source code is publicly available on GitHub for non-commercial, academic use:


  1. A. Wieckowski, G. Hege, C. Bartnik, C. Lehmann, C. Stoffers, B. Bross, D. Marpe, “Towards a Live Software Decoder Implementation for the Upcoming Versatile Video Coding (VVC) Codec,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2020), Virtual Conference, 2020.