How to Compress Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p?

How to Compress Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p?

Category : 4K Compressor

As DJI’s flagship consumer drone built for pros and enthusiasts, the Mavic 2 Pro shoots 4K video by utilizing the H.265/HEVC codec, which helps you to benefit from advanced compression that includes 50% more information than H.264/AVC, resulting in higher-quality results and videos with more detail.

Why compress Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p?

When the shooting is completed, you may wish to view the 4K footage on computer or programs with media players or load into professional video editing software for some post editing workflow. The problem here is that the 4K HEVC/H.265 compression codec used by DJI Mavic 2 Pro is very complex and it takes an awful lot of math to figure this out on-the-fly as a video is playing.

If your computer or program are not equipped with a graphic card that supports hardware accelerated decoding, they will try to play the HEVC/H.265 video by using the CPU power, then it might stutter or be very slow. On the other hand, currently, they are very few computer and programs supports HEVC video, not to mention to support HEVC hardware decoding. What’s more, although many players are still adding support for HEVC hardware decoding, and in some cases it may not work with certain clips listed below:
Intel 6th generation “Skylake” or newer CPUs
AMD 6th generation “Carizzo” or newer APUs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950, 960, or newer graphics cards
AMD Radeon R9 Fury, R9 Fury X, R9 Nano, or newer graphics cards

To better play and edit DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K video with any devices and applications, then it would be much idea for you to compress Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p.

How to compress Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p?

Here, you can get the job easily done with our best 4K Video Compressor – Pavtube Video Converter. The program not only assists you to compress 4K video to 1080p, but also transcode the highly CPU intensive and incompatible HEVC codec to the less CPU intensive and devices/applications compatible HD H.264 codec with perfect quality and efficient conversion speed. Besides HD H.264 MP4/MOV codec, you can also shrink Mavic 2 Pro 4K to other HD formats such as H.265 HD, MPEG-4 HD MP4, MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-TS HD, MKV HD, WMV HD, Divx HD, AVI HD, BDAV HD, etc or specific devices and applications preset file formats with the optimal playback and editing settings.

For Mac users, you can switch to download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to perform Mavic Pro 4K to 1080p compression on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.

Step by step to Compress DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p with Best Quality

Step 1: Load DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K video.

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 DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K HEVC video files into the program.

Load DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K video

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desire HD file format to compress Mavic Pro 4K to 1080p, here, we choose one of the popular HD file formats “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Define the output format

Step 3: Compress 4K to 1080p.

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, in video section, from “Size(pix)” drop-down list, select “1980*1020” or “1080*720” to compress 4K to 1080p.

Compress 4K to 1080p

Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K to 1080p compression and conversion process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then feel free to play, edit and share the DJI Mavic 2 Pro 1080p video anywhere as you like with ease.

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