- 12 Aug 2020
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That is mainly because of the patent issues where even most of the companies still don't have the license for x265. The same problem persists with x266. The only answer to this issue is to use AV1 which is royalty-free.I know bro. I have been seeing reviews on Play Store and requests on Twitter where users are asking Hotstar team to use x265 codec since 3-4 years now. Users highlighted how pirated sites requires less bandwidth than Hotstar. Yet, they don't care.