Best 4K Video Compressor to Compress 4K Video with Best Quality

Best 4K Video Compressor to Compress 4K Video with Best Quality

Category : 4K Compressor

Nowadays, you can not only stream and view 4K content on your 4K TV with popular 4K streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Vudu and YouTube, play Ultra HD Blu-ray disc on Ultra HD Blu-ray players but also create your own 4K content with all the available 4K video recording devices such as cameras and mobile devices. Obviously, 4K video offers higher image definition quality, more detailed picture, better fast-action and larger projection surface visibility than 1080p or other lower resolution video. However, 4K video can not be played on a majority of mainstream devices, including iPhone and other Android smartphones. In addition, storage space on devices is also very precious. For those people who have some 4K video and wish to transfer and play on your portable devices, a 4K video compressor application ensure you to achieve a smooth playback experience and also save a lot of space for you.

Standards to choose the best 4K video compressor

When you are searching on the market, you may find that there are many programs on the market can assist you to do the 4K video compression work. But you may have no idea which is the best one to choose, to guide you out of the confusion, we have listed the following 5 important standards for you to pick out the best 4K video compression application.
– Support for all 4K file formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, MXF, XAVC, XAVC S, Prores, etc and also major 4K video compression codec such as H.264 and H.265
– Batch load multiple 4K video to compress to save your precious time
Compress 4K video to 1080p, 720p or any other small file resolution according to your own needs
– Convert and compress 4K video to various popular digital file formats for convenient devices playback, software editing and online sharing
– Compress 4K video with no quality loss
– Cross-platform application that’s can be downloaded and installed on both Windows and Mac platform
– Perfect compatibility with the new Windows and Mac OS

Review of best 4K Video Compressor

Based on above listed standards, we finally settle on Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, which is available on both Windows and Mac platform (get Mac version). In addition, it also has perfect compatibility with the new Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra.

The program offers batch conversion mode, so that you can load multiple 4K video into the application for conversion and compression at one time to save your precious time. The program has perfect importing support for various 4K container file formats and also compression codec listed above. You can easily do the 4K video compression job by lowering the 4K video resolution to 1080p, 720p or other smaller file resolution according to your own specific needs. For those people who don’t want to suffer any quality loss, you can also choose to compress 4K video with the trimming, cropping and splitting function offered by the program listed below:
Trim 4K video length to cut off unwanted parts in the beginning or end to leave only your unwanted segments
– Crop 4K video to get off unwanted black edges or size area
Split large 4K video into smaller by file size, count or length

The biggest merits of this program lies in that it not only allows you to compress 4K video to various popular digital file formats, but also compress 4K video to hot devices and editing applications preset profile formats, so that you can get the optimal playback and editing settings without tweak the complicated output profile settings on your own.

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Step by Step to Compress 4K Video with the Best 4K Video Compressor

Step 1: Load 4K video into the application.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source 4K video files into the program.

Load 4K video into the application

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desired digital file formats to output, here, we choose one of the hot devices compatible file format “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Select output file format

Step 3: Compress 4K video to 1080p.

Click “Settings”, on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, from “Size(pix)” drop-down list, choose “1980*1020” or “1080*720” or other smaller file resolution according to you own needs.

Compress 4K to 1080p

Step 4: Trim/Crop/Split 4K video with no quality loss.


In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set.

Trim video length


The “Crop” facility enables users to get rid of the black edges and unwanted area of the image. In the video editor window, navigate to the “Crop” tab. Follow the below methods to crop selected video:
A: Crop video by dragging and dropping the crop frame. Simply move your mouse cursor to drag and adjust the green frame to desired position.
B: Crop video by setting values. There are “Simple Mode” and “Advanced Mode” under Crop feature.

Crop video size area


Click the split button on the file list to launch the Video Split window. Ticking “Enable” option, you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.

Split video length

Step 5: Begin the 4K video compression process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the 4K video compressor process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can get a smaller file better storage for smooth playback experience on various portable devices.

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