HEVC to MP4 Converter: Fast Change H.265 Video to MP4
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HEVC or High Efficiency Video Codec, is an successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC. HEVC’s main advantage over H.264 is that it offers double the compression ratio for the same quality. This means that a video file encoded with HEVC can occupy half the space of its H.264 equivalent with no noticeable change in quality, or the same amount of space with improved quality. However, as new compression standard, HEVC has poor compatibility with all the existing playback devices, video editing software or online video sharing sites, to smoothly play, edit or share HEVC video, it would be much ideal for you to convert HEVC to MP4, a container file format that can be used by many common and compatible compression codec like H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VC-1/WMV, etc. The following article will show you to solutions to convert HEVC to MP4:
If you are looking for a simple yet workable solution to convert HEVC to MP4, Handbrake can be the first choice for you. With this free and open source video transcoder, you can batch convert both HEVC MP4 or MKV files to H.265 MP4, H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 MP4 or MPEG-2 MP4 file formats on both Windows and Mac.
Simple guide to convert HEVC to MP4 with Handbrake
Step 1: Install and launch Handbrake on your computer.
Tips: Handbrake works on Windows 7 to 10 64 bit & Mac OS X 10.7 to 10.12 Intel 64bit.
Step 2: Load H.265 MKV or MP4 files.
On the top menu bar, click “Open Source” > “File” to load HEVC MKV or MP4 files into Handbrake.
Step 3: Output MP4 container file format with desired compression codec.
In the “Output Settings” area, from “Container” drop-down list, choose “MP4”, then click “Video” tab and select one of your desired compression codec among H.264)(x264), MPEG-4, MPEG-2 and H.265(x265) from the “Video Codec” drop-down options. You can do other advanced settings such as frame rate, picture resolution, audio tracks, subtitles, and chapters, etc according to your own needs.
Tips: H.264 MP4 is the only output format option that Handbrake supports to encode with hardware acceleration, which means that you can’t enable other codecs – H.265 (X265), H.264 (X264), MPEG4 and MPEG2 encoding acceleration with Handbrake.
Step 3: Choose output folder.
Click “Browse” to choose a destination to save the encoded MP4 file, and it’s a must-do to type the output file name.
Step 4: Press “Start Encode” icon to begin the conversion process from HEVC to MP4.
If you are looking for a fast yet reliable program to convert HEVC to MP4, we highly recommended our fastest HEVC Converter – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to you for the following reasons:
– Full support for 4K/HD HEVC codec with both MKV container and MP4 container
– Convert HEVC MP/MKV to MP4 with various different video codec including H.265, H.264, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, WMV/VC-1, etc.
– Convert HEVC MP4/MKV to hot portable devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, etc preset profile MP4 file formats with the best playback settings.
– Convert HEVC MP4/MKV to Side by Side/Top and Bottom/Anaglyph 3D MP4 formats for viewing on VR Headsets or 3D TV.
– Available on both Windows and Mac platform (get Mac version), perfect compatibility with the new Windows 10 and macOS Sierra plaform.
– The Windows version – Pavtube Video Converter supports up to 6x faster H.264 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA or AMP App technology and up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.
– Very simple to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well.
– Batch process a lot of HEVC file to save your precious time.
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How to Fast Change HEVC MKV/MP4 to MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate?
Step 1: Load HEVC MKV or MP4 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 batch import multiple HEVC MKV or MP4 video into the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, choose one of your desired MP4 file format according to your own needs, for example, you can choose to convert HEVC MKV/MP4 to H.264 HD format for smoothly viewing on smartphone or tablets, you can also output HEVC MKV to H.265 MP4 which is widely supported by most 4K TV or 4K TV streaming boxes.
Output H.264 HD format
Output H.265 MP4 format
Step 3: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.
Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” option so that the program will accelerate conversion speed when encoding HEVC MKV/MP4 to H.265/H.264 MP4.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from HEVC MKV/MP4 to H.265/H.264/MPEG-1/MPEG-2/VC-1/WMV MP4 conversion 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 smoothly view the converted files on both computer or portable devices.