How to downscale 4K videos to 1080p.

Learn how to convert 4K videos to any file format using editing software or online tools, so you can easily view, share, or upload your video files.

When you watch a video in 4K or film your own, you’re rewarded with beautiful images that are four times the resolution of Full HD. While this superb resolution is responsible for making scenes look clear and realistic, not all programs can handle this format. In this case, you’ll want to use a 4K video converter to make your video viewable. Let’s explore two different methods for doing this.

4K video vs 1080p.

One of the easiest ways to convert your 4K video is to use a video editor, such as Adobe Premiere Pro. With this software, you can not only edit your files but also convert all types of video files in just a few simple steps.

  • Open your video files within Premiere Pro.
  • Go to File, click Export.
  • In the Export dialog box, choose your desired Export Option.
  • Your video will now begin rendering from Premiere Pro.

Convert your 4K video to 1080p easily.

There are also free and paid 4K video converters available online, such as Filmora, HandBrake, VLC media player, and Wondershare UniConverter. Each video converter has different capabilities — such as file size limits and format options — so it’s best to research which type of converter is best suited for your specific video needs.

Learn more video editing tips and techniques as you begin experimenting with making, editing, and converting your videos.

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