Compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p

Compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p

Category : 4K Formats

DJI just announced the new quieter, longer lasting Mavic Pro Platinum. After the shooting stage, the most important issue that people concern is the further playing, editing and sharing of the footage. For those people who wish to get bigger and clear picture effect with the Mavic Pro Platinum, you will definitely switch your camera shooting mode to a high resolution such as UHD 4K (3840×2160) or DCI 4K (4096×2160). However, there are many times that you may come the need to compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p for the following 2 reasons:
– The 4K video is huge in file size and occupy too much space on your computer hard drive or phone internal memory
– The 4K video is that not compatible and convenient when being played, shared or edited online when compared with 1080p video

Best way to downscale DJI Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p

To compress DJI Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p, what you need is a 4K Video Compressor. Although there are many options on the market, however, if you are looking for a powerful, simple to use and efficiently application to get the job completed, we highly recommend you to download Pavtube Video Converter.

The program has perfect importing support for the 4K H.264 MP4/MOV video shot with DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple video into the application at one time to save your precious time. With the application, you can easily compress 4K to 1080p or 720p by changing the output file resolution in the “Profile Settings” window. For advanced users, you can also flexibly adjust other profile parameters such as changing output video codec, container, lower bit rate, frame rate, etc to further reduce the file size of 4K video. Make sure to keep a good balance between file size and quality.

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Trim/Split/Crop Mavic Pro Platinum 4K video

Above listed methods will somewhat effects the output file size quality, for those people who don’t want to suffer any quality loss, you can make good advantage of the video trimming function function to cut off unwanted parts in the beginning or end, video cropping function to get off the unwanted black edges or size area or the video splitting function to split large video into smaller by file size, count or length.

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

Step by Step to Compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p

Step 1: Load Mavic Pro Platinum 4K video into the program.

Open the program, click “File” menu, from its drop-down option, select “Add Video/Audio” to load DJI Mavic Pro Platinum 4K H.264 MP4/MOV Video to the program.

Load Mavic Pro Platinum 4K video

Step 2: Choose output file format.

From “Format” bar drop-down list, here, you can choose to compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K to 1080p by outputting a more compatible HD file formats such as “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Define output file format

Step 3: Downscale 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 or 720p.

Compress 4K to 1080p

Step 4: Trim/Crop/Split Mavic Pro Platinum 4K video.

Trim video length

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

Crop video file size

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 file size

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to convert and compress Mavic Pro Platinum 4K H.264 to HD H.264 process.

When the conversion is completed, you can then smoothly play, edit and share DJI Mavic Pro Platinum 4K video on any devices and applications as you like.

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