4K Converter - Convert 4K Video to 1080p/720p MP4, AVI, MOV, etc

Convert 4K video to 1080p/720p AVI, MOV, MP4, MKV, etc as well as Convert between Any 4K Video

Apr 11, 2016, Posted by Shirley White

What is 4K Video?

4K or 4K resolution means a video media (file, stream, disc, .etc), or video device (camera, display, projector, .etc) has approximately 4,000 pixels in horizontal direction.

In digital cinema field, Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) is the dominant 4K standard. The resolution of this 4K standard is 4096x2160, 4 times of DCI 2K (2048x1080). The aspect ratio of DCI 4K is approximately 1.9:1. In digital television area, UHD-1 or ultra-high-definition television (UHDTV) defined in ITU BT.2020 in 2012, is the dominant 4K standard. It has a resolution of 3840x2160 (aspect ratio 16:9 or 1.78:1), 4 times of 1080p Full HD. It's also called 2160p.

In ITU BT.2020, UHDTV only supports progressive scan, which means there is only 2160p, and there isn't a 2160i format. The frame rate of UHDTV can be 120, 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24, and 23.976.

Most 4K videos use High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) as compression method. Others may use AVC/H.264. From 2013, YouTube also uses VP9 to compress 4K video. HEVC should allow the streaming of content with a 4K resolution with a bandwidth of between 20 to 30 Mbps, which require 13 to 20 GB disk space for a 90-minute movie. Videos in HEVC or AVC format usually use MP4 or MOV file container to hold them. VP9 video is usually used in WebM file.

4K video uses too much disk storage, network bandwith, and has very high requirement on display devices. To save space of disk or memory, or enjoy 4K video on normal computer, television or mobile device, you can convert them to lower resolution video format.

4K Video Converter Mac and Windows

By now you must have realized that what you need is professional yet easy-to-use conversion software to convert between any 4K video formats or convert 4K video to 1080p/720p/480p MOV, AVI, MP4, etc. There is no doubt that Faasoft 4K Video Converter Mac and Windows is the one that meet your requirements.

This great 4K Converter will help you convert any 4K video in 4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 like 4K MP4 to 4K MKV, 4K MP4 to 4K MOV, 4K MOV to 4K MKV, 4K MKV to 4K MOV, 4K MKV to 4K MP4, 4K MOV to 4K MP4, etc. And it also enable you to convert 4K video to any other lower resolution like convert 4K to 1080p, convert 4K to 1080i, 4K to 720p, 4K to 480p, etc and the video formats can be MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, MXF, WebM, etc. After the conversion is finished, it gets easier to play 4K video on video players and portable devices like iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Xbox, and PlayStation and so on.

As a 4K Video Editor, Faasoft 4K Converter performs the task: cut video to only keep the segments you want, rotate video in 90 degree/180 degree/360 degree, crop video to remove the black bar, add effect/subtitle/watermark/audio track to video, change audio channel, remove subtitle/audio from video, adjust audio volume, brightness/contrast/saturation of video, take snapshoot and so on.

Convert 4K Video

Why don't you download such a robust tool to have a try? It's quite easy: just click "Free Download" button to get the program.

Step 1 Add 4K video
Install and launch this 4K Video Converter. You can import 4K video to the program either by dragging and dropping the videos directly or click "Add File" button to select and open 4K file from your computer.

Step 2 Set output format
At the bottom part of the 4K Converter, there is a drop-down button on the right side of "Profile" and click it to choose output format as your need. This method applies to convert 4K video to lower resolution video formats.

If you want to convert between 4K video, you must click "Setting..." > "Advanced" > "Video Codec" > "Video Size" and enter 4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 after choose the output formats.

Step 3 Start conversion
This is where you click on the big "Convert" button on the bottom of the program to start the conversion process. After a few minutes, the conversion will be finished perfectly.


There are an alarming number of articles that introduce the method that convert lower resolution video formats to 4K video, but it makes no sense. If you insist to follow the guide, you will realize what you only get after the conversion is a quite large file with terrible video quality.