Downscaling 4K to 1080P from Panasonic HC-X1
We’re sure the Panasonic HC-X1 is a great camera. Featuring a large 1"-type 4K sensor, the HC-X1 is capable of recording video in DCI (4096x2160) as well as UHD (3840x2160) 4K resolutions.?If you have a HC-X1 at hand, you probably would like to capture some 4K footage. But when you try to play the Panasonic HC-X1 4K videos on PC, iPhone, iPad or edit the 4K videos in NLEs like FCP X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, etc, you find it's not an easy task...
For those who wanna play and edit Panasonic HC-X1 4k videos on old computer(editing a 4K video requires more computing power and it could be more time consuming), we suggest you to convert/downscale 4K to 1080p then edit the project in 1080p and smart-render.
It’s really easy to make it true with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter for Windows.
Overall, this 4K video converter is surely in the support of compressing Panasonic HC-X1 4K videos to 1080p faultlessly. What's more, this video app can help you to convert Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV footage to Final Cut Pro, Davinci Resolve, iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more editing programs compatible format like Apple ProRes, Apple InterMediate Codec, MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc for easier editing. Plus, it also supports transoding Panasonic HC-X1 4K video to iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, etc media devices playable format as you want. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
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Guide: How to Downscale/Convert Panasonic HC-X1 4K to 1080P
Step 1. Load Source 4K Video
Launch the best 4K video converter; click "Add Video" and load your 4K files from Panasonic HC-X1 or hard drive.
Step 2. Decide Output Format
Click the "Format" drop down list to select MOV, MPG, AVI, etc format from "Common Video" as you want. Since this video converter also provides optimal profiles for kinds of editing programs and media devices, you can also select a proper format that best meets your needs.
Step 3. Set Video Resolution at 1080p
Click "Settings" button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert 4K to 1080p, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p.
4. Start 4K to 1080p Conversion
Hit "Convert" button to start downscaling Panasonic HC-X1 4K to 1080p. After the conversion, you an get the 1080p video by clicking the Open button. Now it would be easier for you to playback and edit your Panasonic HC-X1 4K footage. Enjoy.