This post is presented by Digiarty, maker of MacX Video Converter.
Thanks to iPhone 8 and iPhone X, 4K video is now the norm. 4K video looks incredible, but it also means a lot of super-high-definition content to manage. Having a powerful converter app is essential to making sure that video looks as good as possible — and works on all your devices.
With MacX Video Converter Pro, you can convert everything from standard-definition to 1080p to 2K, 4K and even 8K videos — all at some of the fastest speeds around.
Thanks to Intel QSV and H.264 auto-copy technology, converting a typical two-hour MKV video to MP4, for example, takes about 15 minutes. According to MacX Video Converter Pro maker Digiarty, that’s six times faster than competing apps like HandBrake. That makes MacX Video Converter Pro one of the fastest video converter apps for Mac.
One of the most exciting new features in the latest build of MacX Video Converter Pro is the ability to handle 4K UHD videos on Mac. This video format — captured by iPhone 6 or later, HD camcorders, GoPro action cameras and many drones — is burning it up on YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo right now. And it looks fantastic on the latest 4K UHD TV sets.
4K proves very popular due to its crisp, clear imagery. However, it brings a few negatives as well (all of which MacX Video Converter Pro can help mitigate).
4K video means large file sizes: MacX Video Converter Pro compresses 4K video file sizes for quicker backup, transfer, streaming and upload.
Apple does not support 4K video in MKV, M2TS and other formats: MacX Video Converter Pro converts 4K video in those formats to ones that Apple supports.
Unable to play or edit 4K videos with some software (e.g. VLC media player): MacX Video Converter Pro converts 4K video to MP4, MOV, AVI and WMV for easy playback and editing.
Stuck with 1080p video on 4K devices: MacX Video Converter Pro upscales 1080P video to 4K for playback on 4K TVs and/or upload to
Download 4K videos from YouTube
MacX Video Converter Pro version 6.2.0 handles more than 320 video codecs and more than 50 audio codecs so you can handle almost any video-related task. So whether you’re editing in iMovie or Final Cut Pro, or just watching on iTunes, Apple TV or your mobile device, you can dial in just the right size and format to suit your specific needs.
The software also gives you the ability to download video straight from YouTube and more than 300 other streaming sites. That includes video in HD, 4K and even 3D. Then you can convert the downloaded video to popular formats like MP3, AAC and MP4 for offline playback on mobile devices.
Wherever you source your videos, you can edit them freely with MacX Video Converter Pro. You can add a watermark for your own work, or just trim, crop or merge video elements for your own uses and projects. There’s even the option to insert subtitles.
Convert video to HEVC
Of course, video of this sort takes up a lot of space. So these tools for compressing 4K video can save a lot of valuable time during file transfers. You’ll also save a lot of disk space that would otherwise get eaten up fast.
The latest version of MacX Video Converter Pro also gives you the capability to convert video codecs such as H264, DivX, VP9 and others to H.265/HEVC. That’s the space-saving file format of choice for iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, Apple’s latest operating systems for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Converting videos to HEVC compresses file sizes by up to 50 percent while retaining all the quality of the original.
The software’s easy-to-understand interface makes all this Mac video conversion magic accessible within about three clicks.
MacX Video Converter Pro giveaway
Want to try one of the best 4K video converter Mac apps for free? MacX Video Converter Pro usually goes for about $60. But now is your chance to grab a free copy as part of Digiarty’s giveaway.
The company is offering a free shareware version of the latest 6.2.0 build of MacX Video Converter Pro.