How to Play 4K Videos Downloaded from Youtube on Your PC

How to Play 4K Videos Downloaded from Youtube on Your PC

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Have you saved some 4K videos from Youtube then want to play on your PC but met failure? This article will show you how to compress and convert Youtube 4K video to your computer for enjoyment with the best compatible file formats and file resolution. Let’s see what people asking on the Internet, you may be someone of them:

"How to play videos such as on your PC.  As per mediainfo the file is 3840×2160 AVC high at 5.1
VLC does not play it,mediaplayer classic does not play it. They play at Youtube. To be able to download you need to select the 4K version while playing on Youtube.4K version. As per mediainfo the file is 3840×2160 AVC high at 5.1"

"It plays at original size if you do not change to your screen size, and your screen shows only part of the video."

It plays at original size if you do not change to your screen size, and your screen shows only part of the video. To fix this issue, it would be a great choice for you to downscale 4K to 1080p video, since most computer or tablets support to play 1080p video perfectly without any lag or pixel losing. When it refers to format incompatible issues, you will need a powerful 4K video conversion software. To get all your trouble fixed with one app, we would recommend you to download Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate | for Mac, which not only assist you to convert all YouTube downloaded 4K videos to tablets or Android devices, iDevices compatible or preset profile formats, but also facilitates you to compress 4K video to 1080p for smooth playback on your computer.

What’s more, the program also boasts with some beneficial functions to enhance you video viewing experience on computer. For example, you can trim the video to cut unwanted clips from the video, adjust the output video aspect ratio to make it suitable for your output device, add external subtitles to YouTube movies to understand it better.

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How to Compress and Play YouTube 4K Videos on Your Computer?

Step 1: Load YouTube 4K Files

Start up the program, click "File" menu, and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import source YouTube 4K video files.

Step 2: Set output format.

Clicking the Format bar, you can choose to select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" from "HD Video" category or other MKV, MOV, AVI video under "Common Video" main category. This format will be compatible with all tablets and smarphones. You can also opt to output device preset file formats according to the device that you are desire to play YouTube 4K videos on.

Set output format.

Step 3: Compress 4K YouTube video to 1080p.

Click "Settings" on the main interface to pop out "Profile Settings" window, under "Size(pix)" drop-down options, select "1920*1080" to compress 4K to 1080p.

Compress 4K video to 1080p

Step 4: Convert compress 4K video to 1080p.

After all the settings is completed, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to convert and downscale 4K video to 1080p format videos. When the conversion is over, you can get the generated files in the output folder.

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