4K video, the much much higher quality video, has been delivered into people’s homes at an increasing pace. Very likely it is really not clear for you that what 4K video is and how to convert some videos into 4K resolution. This paper introduces the conception and technique of 4K and how to get the best possible picture that your equipment and network and source material is capable of.
What is 4K?
4K is a new resolution standard designed for digital cinema and computer graphics. It has following advantages: higher image definition quality, more detailed picture, better fast-action and larger projection surface visibility.
4K format was named because it has 4000 pixels horizontal resolution approximately. Meanwhile, standard 1080p and 720p resolutions were named because of its vertical resolution. The new standard renders more than four times higher image definition than 1080p resolutions for example.
Lots of 4K products such as 4K camcorders, 4K TVs, 4K videos/movies are springing up like mushrooms. The most famous 4K video from: 4K video/movie: YouTube 4K Channel; 4K camcorders: Sony PMW-F5/PMW-F55, Canon C500, Red Epic, etc and 4K TVs: Sony KD-65X9000A, Sony 84X9005, LG 84LM960V, Toshiba 55ZL2, etc.
However, you may find it is impossible to edit 4K videos like 4K XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, MXF, MOV, MP4, etc with FCP/Premiere etc video editing software or play 4K video with iPad/iPhone etc portable devices. As most the mainstream mobile devices only support 1080p/720P videos.
4K Video Converter Overview:
With the popularization of such advanced technology, there must be numbered tools and utilities to convert and compress the lumpish ultra HD videos for easier playing, editing and streaming. Just like the way it is dealing with 1080p HD videos, UFUSoft HD Converter (for Mac) is surely in the support of converting 4K UHD videos in any formats like 4K XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, MXF, MOV, MP4, etc faultlessly.
Overall, this program is a completely professional 4K video converter, player and editor. Unlike some free video converters, it is capable of serving as the best 4K Video Converter for Windows or Mac. It provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as Apple ProRes 422/4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, MOV/WMV for Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas Pro, Movie Maker or MP4 for any mobile or PC video players like iPad Air 2/Mini 3, iPhone 6 (Plus), iPod, Nexus 6/10/7, Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, Nook Tablets, Kindle Fire HDX, Xperia Z4, and more formats for better editing, playing, and burning. Of course, if your TV can’t supports 4K video, you can also convert 4K video to HD video for play on Samsung Smart TV, Sony Bravia TV, Panasonic Viera TV, LG 3D/LED/LCD TV, Toshiba TV, etc as you like.
Convert 4K XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, MXF, MOV, MP4, etc Videos on Windows or Mac
1. Load 4K Video files
Install the UFUSoft 4K Video Converter program on Windows or Mac and run it. Drag the 4K XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, MXF, MOV, MP4, etc videos or other 4K files to the software. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.
2. Choose output format
Click the “Format” bar and select output format according to your needs. This 4K Video Converter includes various optimal output video formats that fit all popular mobile devices, editors, applications and more. To enjoy or edit your 4K videos, just choose a proper output format in the profile list.
3. Adjust video, audio settings
Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters including Video size, bitrate and fame rate and mroe. For example, if you choose apple prores (*.mov) for FCP, usually 1920*1080 video size and 30fps video frame rate are recommended for FCP editing. Well, if you prefer to work with 4K video, you can adjust video size to get 4K ProRes for FCP.
4. Start 4K Video files conversion
After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start the 4K XAVC/XAVC S, AVCHD, MXF, MOV, MP4, etc videos conversion on Windows or Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos.