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4K Video Downscaling -- How to Convert 4K to 2K Using a Simple Method

Author by Jane

Updated on Mar 16, 2020

The vision experience of 4K Ultra HD is definitely fantastic, however, the size of which is also colossal if you often watch a 4K movie in your smartphone or laptop… Therefore, try to find an approach to slimming the video with invisible changes. You need a 4K to 2K video converter to help solve such an issue.

4K VS 2K--Why You Need to Convert 4K to 2K Resolution?

4K, namely 4K resolution, generally refers to the resolution of 4096 × 2016, under which, you can see every detail and feature of the picture to enjoy the supreme delicate visual experience. However, that also means the requirements for device’s configuration and memory are higher, in which case, it is not ideal to store lots of 4K videos in your device.

Nevertheless, you can try to convert movie 4K to 2K as a cushion, which can largely compress the video’s size but keep high quality for video in the meanwhile. 2K resolution refers to the horizontal resolution of the screen or content up to about 2000 pixels that can also bring you a high-definition visual experience.

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How to Convert 4K to 2K with HD Video Converter Factory Pro

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is equipped with extreme simple operation and powerful functions. With just a few clicks, you can successfully downscale 4K to 2K/1080p/720p and more. Conversely, it also supports converting SD video to 4K UHD for better view experience. In addition, it allows you to download 4K video from Vimeo, YouTube and other websites and provides basic editing features for 4K as well. For more wonderful features, you are suggested to download it for exploration. Now, let us take a look at how to turn 4K to 2K with a couple of clicks.

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3 Steps on 4K to 2K Conversion

Import 4K Video to the Program

Before start, free downloadfree download and install this converter on your PC.

Step 1. Import 4K Video to the Program

Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro, go to “Converter” module. Add your 4K video through pressing the “Add Files” on the upper left corner or manually drag the video to the interface.

Move the Slider Directly to Change the Resolution

Step 2. Move the Slider Directly to Change the Resolution

Above the “Run” button, there is a resolution bar for quick setting, so you can easily drag the circle slider to the position corresponding to 2K. The output resolution parameters will be adjusted and displayed as marked in the screenshot.

Tips: Here, you can choose to convert 4K to 1080p, 720p or 480p as you like. In addition to this, you can click “Parameter settings” to farther adjust parameters. Such as customizing bit rate, resolution, and frame rate. However, one thing I have to remind you is that the video quality will decline as the video bit rate decreases in the wake of resolution downscaling.

Begin Movie 4K to 2K Conversion

Step 3. (Optional)-Choose the Output Format

Above the “Quick Setting” is the output format category, in which you can select any preferred profile from video, audio, web, 4K/HD or portable devices as output format.

Step 4. Save the File and Start Conversion

Click the inverted triangle icon at the bottom of the window to determine the output folder to save the exported 2K video. Lastly, hit “Run” button to begin the 4K to 2K conversion.

Final words:

With the advanced GPU acceleration, you can get the output 2K video in a short time. Now I’m sure you get it done. Pretty simple, isn’t it? You can share this article with your friends if it brings help to you.

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