When you play or edit the downloaded/recorded 4K videos on macOS High Sierra, you may encounter 4K video incompatibility problems. Currently most media devices (except the latest release of 4k iMac) or players or video editing tools donít support native 4K video files. Get some 4K Ultra HD videos but have trouble on playing or editing them?*
In order to play them easily with any player or device, converting 4K to 1080P is a good choice to make 4K video more compatible and keep HD quality. How to convert/compress 4K videos to common used video formats on macOS High Sierra?
Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac*is capable of converting any UHD 4K video to 1080P or other HD formats. Besides changing resolution from 4k to 1080P, you can also transcode between all video and audio formats and set any resolution value you like. The following will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert 4K Ultra HD video to 1080P with Bigasoft 4K Converter.
Compress 4K Ultra HD Videos to 1080p without Quality Loss on Mac EL Capitan
Step 1: Import DJI Inspire 1 4K video footage.
Launch the app on your computer, click the "Add Video" or "Add folder" icon to import source 4K files to the program.
Step 2: Set output file format.
From "Format" bar drop-down list, choose the output format according to your own needs. For example, you can choose "Common Video" > "MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)" as your desired output format for watching on QuickTime.
Step 3: Compress 4K to 1080p.
Open "Profile Settings" window, from "Size(pix)" drop-down list, select "1920*1080" as the final file resolution.
Step 4: Start**4K video footage compressing process.
Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to downscale 4K video to 1080p. The conversion will start automatically with a progress bar.
You can find the generated files when the conversion is over by hitting "Open output folder" button. Then enjoy a more smooth video playback on Mac or other portable devices.