How to edit & convert 4K videos on computer?

4K Ultra HD Video conversion has been a hot topic. You can find many 4K video devices in the market now, such as the 4K video cameras, 4K video camcorders, 4K video ultra HD TVs. By converting 4K videos to other video types and formats, you can transfer and play the videos on other players and devices, such as your mobile phones. By converting other common videos to 4K videos, you can transfer and play the videos on 4K ultra HD TVs. 4K video conversion among different video formats and types help you play and share videos among various devices and players. Many people find their video converter is not able to convert or edit the 4K videos.

sony 4k uhd tv

The first thought naturally would be searching for a professional 4K video converter when you bought a 4K Ultra HD TV or 4K OLED TV. Do you need a separate video converter for 4K videos? Not really. Video Converter Ultimate is such a powerful video converter that can convert 4K videos or edit 4K videos. If you have shoot 4K videos using your 4K video Camera from Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC, GoPro, you can use this video converter to convert 4K videos into other formats, so you can play virtually on any video or movie players or devices, including your smartphones, tablets and more. See how you can convert GoPro Hero4 4K videos here. If you have standard HD videos or other commom videos and want to play them on 4K UHD TV, like Sony XBR 4K Ultra HD TV, LG 4K Ultra HD TV, or other Ultra 4K TVs from Samsung, Sony, LG, Toshiba, Hisense, Seiki, you can use this video converter to convert HD videos to 4K ultra HD video. This is a all-in-one video converter solution you will ever need. It can edit any videos and convert videos from one format to another, including any common videos, SD 480p videos, standard HD 720p videos, full HD 1080p videos, ultra HD videos (4K videos).

Convert 4K videos for playback on 4K UHD TVs

If you shoot HD videos using your smartphone, tablet, or cameras, you can convert them to 4K videos for playback on 4K ultra HD TVs, such as Samsung 65” F9000 4K UHD TV, Sony XBR-55X900A, Toshiba 58L9300U, etc. To do that, simply follow below steps.

Step 1. Add videos to the 4K video converter

Run the video converter for Mac or PC, it will automatically open the Convert tab, you can click Add Files button from the top left corner to select your source video clips saved in your media library on your computer and load it into this video converter. The video converter is powerful enough to convert almost all video formats, such as mp4, mov, flv, 3gp, webm, ogg, ogv, and many more. Once your video source imported, you will see a screen like this:
add videos to 4k video converter

Step 2. Select 4K video format

Now we need to choose the target video format from the Output Format section on the right side of this video converter. Click on the small down arrow icon, you will get a drop-down menu with three tabs, Favorite, Format and Device. You can choose a target video format by format list or device list, if you have saved any format or device as favorite, you can also quickly apply them from the Favorite category. We are going to convert videos to 4K ultra HD videos in this guide, so go to the Formats menu, then choose 4K Video from the list. See below screenshot.
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Step 3. Convert 4K videos

Now, hit the Convert button on the bottom right corner to convert your source videos to 4K videos. Once the conversion completes, the video will be exported to the output folder on your computer. You can then transfer and play it on 4K ultra HD TVs, such as Sony XBR-65X850A, XBR-65X950B, XBR-49X850B, XBR-65X850B, XBR-65X900A, XBR-55X850A, XBR-79X900B, XBR-70X850B, XBR-65X900B, XBR-55X850B, XBR-55X900B, XBR-85X950B, VPL-VW600ES, VPL-VW1100ES; Samsung UN65HU8550F, UN55HU8550F, UN65HU9000F, UN55HU9000F, UN85S9VF; Toshiba 84L9300U, 65L9300U; and many other brands and models from LG, Hisense, Sharp, Philips, Panasonic and so on. See how to convert 4K videos for LG UHD TV here.

Now download this video converter and convert any videos to 4K videos for playback on Ultra HD TVs!

Convert 4K videos to other formats for playback on mobile phones, tablets, PC

If you have recorded 4K videos using your 4K video camera or camcorder and want to play it on your smartphone, tablet or computers, you can convert them to Full HD videos, standard HD videos or other formats or types, like WMV, MOV, AVI, MXF and so on. By converting the 4K videos to other formats, you can not only make your videos compatible or playable on other devices and players, you can also save a lot of your precious space on the target device. For example, if your 4K videos was originally 300MB, by converting it from ultra HD to HD videos, you can get a much smaller video maybe just 50MB. See how to compress 4K videos. Will I lose the video quality by reducing down its file size? Yes, but it is almost invisible, as your mobile phones, movie players have much smaller screen compared to 4K TVs, they do not really need 2160p ultra HD videos. Those ultra high definition resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels or 3840*2160 pixels are just too big for your screen, other than wasting your precious space, they can not bring you better visual experience on devices that have small display screens. Normally a 720P video (standard HD) is quit enough for most portable devices, players and computers, 1080p full HD videos are suitable for HD TVs.

If you want to convert 4K videos to other formats for playback on mobile phones, tablets, PC, make sure to choose a format video for your target device from the Output Format section. The easiest way is to choose by device name and model instead of video format. When you choose a device name and model, the optimized video profile will be applied automatically. You can see two examples here: how to convert videos to Sony PS4 formats and this guide to convert videos to iPhone.
choose output video format

Edit 4K videos

Sometimes you do not really need to convert 4K videos to another format or file size. For example you may want to cut 4K videos, apply special effects to your 4K videos, add watermark to 4K videos, add subtitle to 4K videos and so on. You can then add your source videos to the converter, choose the output format as 4K video, the same as your source video. Click the Edit button beside the video clip added, you will then open a dialogue as below.
edit 4k videos
From above interface, you can find different tab to trim or adjust 4K videos, apply effects to it, add watermark and subtitle.