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Downscale GoPro Hero 4 footage from 4K to 1080p

    Summary: Got some 4K videos from GoPro Hero4, how to play, edit, upload these 4K files? Here is a simple tutorial on how to downscale GoPro Hero4 4K MP4 footage to 1080p for easier playback and editing. Learn how to.

GoPro's new Hero 4 black edition camera has the sharpest footage and is the most user-friendly version. It features a standard waterproof housing for recording in up to 131' of water. And one of most stunning features is that it can capture stunning 4K footage in 30fps. But as we know, the majority of playback, editing work is still being finished in 1080p. In most cases, we still need to downscale most of the 4K video files to 1080p. And this article will present you how to downscale 4K to 1080p from GoPro Hero4 in detail.

In fact, you may not see any real differences if you're not doing much to the footage. One of the huge benefits to 4K, that you can do a lot to the image and retain detail for a beautiful 1080p finish. For those who wanna play and edit 4K GoPro Hero4 videos on old computer(editing a 4K video requires more computing power and it could be more time consuming), we suggest you to convert/render all GoPro Hero4 4K clips to 1080p then edit the project in 1080p and smart-render.

Although there are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Well, Brorsoft Video Converter Mac is considered to be the best 4K to 1080 converter.

It is surely in the support of compressing GoPro Hero4 4K videos to 1080p faultlessly. What’s more, this video app can help you to convert GoPro Hero4 .MP4 to FCP, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more editing programs compatible format like Apple ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can trim, crop and retouch your videos in clicks. Overall, this program is a completely professional 4K HD video converter, player and editor. For Windows users, Brorsoft Video Converter is the alternative choice. Download it and learn the step-by-step tutorial.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Guide: How to downscale/convert GoPro 4K to 1080p

Step 1. Load Source 4K Video Import videos from your GoPro to computer. Launch the GoPro 4K Video Converter ; click "Add Video" and load your 4K HD files. This program supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files into it at a time.



Step 2. Decide Output Format Click the "Format" drop down list to select output format like MOV, AVI, MPEG-2. If you want to play or edit GoPro Hero4 videos on decent media player or editing programs, you’d better set a preset profile that best meets your needs. For example, if you want to edit GoPro Hero4 MP4 in Premiere Pro, “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg)” would be the best choice.



Step 3. Set Video Resolution at 1080p Click "Settings" button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K to 1080p, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 108p.



Step 4. Start GoPro 4K to 1080p Conversion Hit "Convert" button to let the GoPro 4K HD to 1080p conversion begin. When the conversion finished, check the generated 1080p video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. It would be easier for you to playback and edit your GoPro 4K files.

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Source: Guide: How to downscale/convert GoPro 4K to 1080p
     

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