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2017 Best 5 4K Video Converter for Mac [macOS High Sierra included]

2017 Best 5 4K Video Converter for Mac [macOS High Sierra included]

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People love 4K video but not all your media players and devices can play 4K content. In most case, when you want to play or edit 4K content, you need to compress the grand 4K to 1080p, 720p even lower resolution. For example, powerful as VLC, although it updated as the first media player to play 4K video, people still choose to downscale 4K to 1080p for smoother playback on VLC. And this behavior needs a 4K Video Converter to be realized.

In the former guide, we introduced you top 5 4K Video Converter for Windows and today we want to gather the best 5 4K Video Converter for Mac for you. To give you the most intuitionistic exhibition about the 4K functions of the top 5 4K video converter for Mac, we made a comparison chard below.

Top 5 4K Video Converter for Mac macOS High Sierra 2017 Reviews

Software Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac Any Video Converter for Mac Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac
Price $65 $45 $59.95 $59.95 $45.95
Pros Supports both 4k video and 4k Blu-ray Produce high quality video files Convert 4K video to any format file format Convert 4K and other source files into many different file formats Supports to convert and edit 4K video
Cons No 4K video downloading option Lacks the option to add subtitles to videos for the hearing impaired The 4k video conversion is too slow Much CPU occupied and the output 4K file can be very large Limits on 4K output
Input File Formats
4K Video

HD Video

SD Video

4K H.265/HEVC

4K H.264

4K Prores
4K Blu-ray

Standard BD/DVD
Ouptut File Formats
4K Video
HD Video
SD Video
4K H.265 MP4
4K H.265 MKV
4K Prores
4K H.264 MP4
4K H.264 MOV
4K TV Preset
4K Apple TV
4K YouTube/Vimeo
Custom Tool
Trim 4K Video
Merge & Split 4K Video
Compress 4K to 1080p/720p/540p
Batch Convert 4K Video
Add subtitles to 4K video

Especially, we want to praise Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac for its multiple functions as the best 4K Video Converter for Mac. This professional convertor for 4k videos can convert any video of any resolution in 4k format. Also, it can convert any 4k video into any common video formats of AVI, MP4, MOV, WebMD, WMV, FLV, DivX as well as the same in HD.

Key features:

  • You can convert any video in 3840 x 2160 or 4096 x 2160 4k resolution.
  • It allows you to edit the 4k video such as crop, trim, merge, watermark, rotate, effects and many more.
  • You can play the 4k videos in your device and also download them directly from YouTube using the in-built downloader with this application.
  • Helps you convert the 4k videos for portable devices like Galaxy S7, Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, iPad Pro 9.7/12.9, iPad Air 3, UHD TV, etc.
  • Also, you can covert videos to YouTube friendly format which will allow faster upload of videos to YouTube.
  • Changing the brightness or adding subtitles is another key feature of this program.
  • In addition, you can have a backup of Blu-ray 3D movies to 3D/2D video files like 2D/3D MP4/AVI/MKV for Gear VR, ZEISS VR One, etc.
  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.12 macOS High Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard.



Where to find 4k & HDR Movies and Content?

Sometimes, you just get interested in 4K content but actually you don’t know where to get the 4K video to experience the brilliant visual effect. There’s still not too much available, but the amount is steadily increasing. Here are the main ways you can watch the ultra high definition content you crave.

Source 4k & HDR Movies 4k & HDR TV Shows 4k & HDR Videos Bit Rate Approx. Data/Hour
Physical media
4k Blu-ray 22 (22 HDR) + regular releases 108-128 mbps N/A
Streaming & Subscription
YouTube Thousands 16 mbps 7 GB
Netflix 9 24 (2 HDR) 5 16 mbps 7 GB
Amazon Prime Video 7 12 (2 HDR) 4 16 mbps 7 GB
Streaming/Download Purchase & Rental
Amazon Video Many 6 13 16 mbps 7 GB
Ultraflix Many 3 Many 6-25 mbps 2.7-11.25 GB
Fandango Now (Prev. MGo) 35 (22 HDR) 10+ mbps 4.5+ GB
Vudu 34 (34 HDR) 11+ mbps 4.95+ GB
Sony Ultra Several 16 mbps 7 GB
Provider Exclusive
Xfinity UHD** 15 mbps 6.75 GB
DirecTV Genie HD Many N/A
Dish Hopper 3 & 4k Joey Many Several N/A
UHD Drive
Sony FMP-X10 74+ 3+ 50+ 20-46 mbps 9GB (Streaming)
Samsung UHD Video Pack v. 2 10 30 N/A

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