2 Easy Ways to Convert 4K to 1080P Video without Losing Quality

Lisa Ou

May 13, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

You can get more options while shooting in 4K. But it does not mean that you have to continue working with 4K videos. Actually, 1080p is more popular than 4K in many video editing situations. You can convert 4K to 1080p to make your image look better and get other advantages. To change resolution from 4K to 1080p without losing quality, you need an online or offline 4K video converter.  Just continue reading to see how to downscale 4K to 1080p in 2 different ways.   

2 Easy Ways to Convert 4K to 1080P Video without Losing Quality

1. 4K VS 1080P

What is the difference between 4K and 1080p? Well, 4K is known as Ultra High Definition (UHD), while 1080p equals High Definition (HD). The maximum 4K resolution is 3840 x 2160 pixels. As for 1080p, its maximum video resolution ups to 1920 x 1080 pixels. Obviously, 4K has a better video resolution than 1080p.

Is 4K always better than 1080p? Actually, a video in 4K is too much for sharing and editing, especially for iOS and Android users. Sometimes 4K videos are not supported by old computers and televisions. You need to convert 4K to 1080p, 720p and more to get pretty good audiovisual experience. Honestly speaking, you can get both excellent audio and picture effects from 1080p videos.

2. How to Convert 4K to 1080P or Convert 1080P to 4K with Video Converter Ultimate

To convert 4K to 1080p without quality loss, you can run FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate. Being equipped with the fast conversion speed and video enhancer, you can keep the original quality, increase or decrease video quality based on your need. Moreover, you can trim, merge, crop, rotate, flip and apply other video effects to your 4K and 1080p videos. You can enjoy smooth 1080p playback on any device via its premade profiles.

  1. Convert 4K to 1080p, 1080p to 4K or other resolutions.
  2. Keep 100% original quality or enhance video quality in clicks.
  3. Increase or decrease video file size by adjusting profile settings.
  4. Wide selections of output 4K and 1080p profiles.
  5. Versatile video editing tools, including trimming, merging, adding watermark, etc.

Free download, install and launch FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate. Click Add File to add your 4K video into the 4K to 1080p converter software.

main interface

In the Profile list, you can get all possible results from the HD Video category. If you want to convert 1080p to 4K resolution, you can select from 4K Video from the list instead.

choose video format

Click Settings to access Profile Settings. Here you can change the output video and audio settings.

tweak parameters

You can make other changes from the Edit section. At last, click Convert to convert 4K video to 1080p.

3. How to Convert 4K to 1080P or Convert 1080P to 4K Online

If you are looking for a 4K video converter online, HDconvert can be your good choice. You can convert video to Full HD and 4K quality online without file size limit. HDconvert announces that you can convert video from low 360p to Full HD and 4K. So it is supported to convert 4K video to 1080p or reversely as well.

Visit the online 4K to 1080p converter, such as HDconvert.

Click Convert Now to navigate to its main interface. Though the design of the interface needs to be improved.

Click + to select 4K video into the online 4K converter. Then click Next to move on.

From the Select output format list, browse and set the output format. Still click Next to continue the process.

In the Select output preset and quality section, choose High Quality (HD Video) and Full HD 1080p. However, you need to upgrade to its premium version.

Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the online 4K to 1080p conversion.

convert 4k to 1080p

The video lagging and stuttering problem can be fixed after converting 4K to 1080p. As a result, you can watch 1080p video on most video players and portable devices. Can you compress 4K video to 1080p now? If not, you can leave messages below or feel free to contact us.

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