Re-encode HD Videos to H.265 MKV/MP4 on Windows/Mac

In near future, HEVC will be used by almost every content. It is a matter of decision for service whether to send data using HEVC/H.265 instead of MPEG-4/H.264. H.265 or High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is the latest generation video compression standard. HEVC doubles the data compression ratio compared to H.264 or MPEG-4 AVC at the same level of video quality. So, converting to HEVC H.265 from video H.264 HD video or other HD video including AVCHD, MXF, MTS, M2TS, MOD, TOD, HD MP4, HD AVI, HD MKV, HD WMV, ProRes can not only reduce file size but also improve quality using the same bitrate.

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A lot of users want to convert their video files to H.265 format since it’s the best format for video experience. Let’s see step by step procedure to convert H.264/MPEG-4, MKV, Tivo, FLV, M2TS, VOB, WMV and others to H.265/HEVC MP4/MKV files and you will get a clear idea.

In order to convert different video files like H.264, MPEG-4, MKV, VOB, FLV, F4V, WMV, Tivo, MP4, MOV, MPG, WebM and others to H.265 (HEVC), you will need to have a reliable H.265/HEVC Video Converter to do the job. You can also convert H.265 files to other formats, too. The Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is one of them. (Mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac) is one of them. It’s available for both Windows and Mac OS X (including El Capitan).

This app not only can encode 4K/SD/HD video, but Blu-ray/DVD to H.265 MKV/MP4. In “Settings”, it has original setting, so you can keep original bitrate, resolution, frame rate, and audio channel, bitrate while only change the video codec. You can download a right trial version of the converter to try. The following steps are based on Windows, but you can also convert movie library to H.265 on Mac with Mac version as the steps.

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How to Convert Whole Movie Library to H.265 MKV/MP4 on Windows?

Step 1: Add movie library to app

You have two different ways to do this, first is by going to ‘File’ tab, then choosing ‘Add Video/Audio’, a file folder will pop up and from there you can browse and choose the file you want to convert. The second and simpler way to do this is by opening the folder containing the file you want to convert and simply dragging it from the folder then dropping it on the pane of the video converter software.

Step 2. Choose target format.

In order to convert movie library to H.265 MKV/MP4, you just have to select the format you want your file to be converted to, let’s say, MP4 (since it’s the best file that goes with Apple devices.) you can do this by choosing the format icon in “Common Format” pane to see the drop-down format available in the software, choose ‘H.265 MP4’ in the Format tab you can see from the Video category, or choose MKV and then select ‘H.265’ as video Encoder by going to the Settings option.

If you want to convert a H.265 file format into another format, simply choose what format you want your file or files to be converted to.

Step 3. Adjust output file parameters (Optional)

You are allowed to adjust video and audio parameters if you are not satisfied with default settings. Presets like size, bitrate, frame rate, audio channels, etc. can be customized in your own way.

Step 4: Start converting movie library to H.265

Now hit on the “Convert” button on software main interface to start the conversion. After conversion, hit “Open” or “Open output folder” to quick locate generated H.265 MP4 files.

Look, this H.265 Decoder and Encoder is so easy to operate. Just enjoy!

NEWS!!! Recently, Pavtube Studio has upgraded its top-ranked Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to version with supporting the most advanced hardware acceleration NVIDIA CUDA & AMD APP by H.264/H.265 codec, which can give users 30x video transcoding speed than before.

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