How to Convert H.265(HEVC) Video to H.264 Video on Mac
Searching the web, we find many guys have the confusion in difference between H.265 and H.264. Well, in conclusion, H.265 is the successor standard to H.264, and is tons better than H.264 with better compression. H265 is more advanced and can cut bitrate needs down by half compared to H264. Whereas, H.265 is still a work in progress, new hardware devices(like HD TV, iPad, Galaxy Tab, etc) will need time to support the new codec, so if you have some HEVC H.265 video, you may need to convert H.265 to H.264 for easier uses.
In order to encode H.265 video to H.264, you will need to have a reliable H.265 to H.264 converter to do the job. Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is considered to be the best choice for you. It is integrated of HEVC H.265 encoding and decoding. No matter you are looking for decoding H.265 video to H.264 and more other formats or converting video to HEVC/H.265(HD/1080P/4K), the professional H.265 converter, which is fully compatible with El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks will fulfill your task fast and easily. For Windows users, please turn to Brorsoft H.265 Video Converter for Windows version. Download the program and let's learn more conversion steps below.
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STEP 1. Add H.265 videos
Run the H.265 to H.264 Video Converter program, go to the menu bar, select Add button to select the H.265 files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. It supports batch conversion so you can import multiple files at a time.
STEP 2. Choose H.264 as output format
Click Format bar and choose H.264 MP4 or H.264 MOV from "Common Video" as the target format. It is the most common video format for tablets, media players, HD TVs.
Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the 'Settings' button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
STEP 3. Start conversion
After all necessary settings, click Convert to start the H.265 to H.264 video conversion.
When the conversion completes, you can click Open button to get the output videos. Now transfer the converted H.265/HEVC 4K video files to your HDTVs, tablets or sharing on websites for easy playing.