How to Change Bitrate of MP4 Video Files?

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Updated on Jan 16, 2023
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  • Step 1. Import MP4 videos into the software;
  • Step 2. Select MP4 as the output format;
  • Step 3. Modify the video and audio bitrate;
  • Step 4. Press “Run” to export the final files.
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How to Change Bitrate of MP4?
Tips. Recommended Bitrate and Resolution for Videos

"What bitrate should I use when encoding my video? How do I optimize my video for the web?"

In modern life today, we can easily upload and share our videos on streaming sites. MP4, the video format compatible with most devices, players, and platforms, is considered the preferred format for streaming videos. However, many are bothered by the poor video quality after uploading. How to optimize the video? The following article gives a solution – change bitrate of MP4. Moreover, the recommended encoding settings for bitrate and video resolution are provided at the end of the post.

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It’s not difficult to alter the bitrate of MP4 by using a good video bitrate converter. And I recommend you use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. It’s well designed to convert video/audio files and change the related parameters including bitrate, resolution, frame rate, audio channels, sample rate, volume, etc. It also provides advanced codecs such as H.264 and H.265, which enable you to re-encode MP4 videos to smaller ones. Next, I will show you how to do the bitrate conversion with this MP4 bitrate converter.

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How to Change Bitrate of MP4 Video Easily?

Step 1. Add MP4 File

Run HD Video Converter Factory Pro and select Converter from the five function parts. Click Add Files to import the source MP4 video files. You can also directly drag and drop the files into the MP4 bitrate converter.

Load MP4 Video
Load MP4 Video

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Go to the output format section in the upper right corner. Pick MP4 under the Video tab as the output format. You can also choose other formats to convert MP4, such as MP4 to AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, H.264, etc.

Pick Output Profile
Pick Output Profile

Step 3. Change Bitrate of MP4

Click the Parameter settings button under the format image on the right side. Here provide both video and audio setting options. Navigate to the Bit rate box and select an existing bitrate value from the drop-down list. Or tick on the “pencil” icon to customize a specific bitrate for your video. Then click OK to save the changes.

Change Audio and Video Bitrate
Change Audio and Video Bitrate

Step 4. Start Bitrate Conversion

Click the inverted triangle button to set an output destination. Finally, press Run to start the conversion and export the final MP4 videos with higher/lower bitrate.

Start the Conversion
Start the Conversion

Recommended Bitrate and Resolution for Videos

Resolution: 480x270, video bitrate: 400kbps, audio bitrate: 64kbps

Resolution: 640x360, video bitrate: 800 - 1200kbps, audio bitrate: 96kbps

Resolution: 690x540/854x480, video bitrate: 1200 - 1500kbps, audio bitrate: 96kbps

Resolution: 1280x720 (HD), video bitrate: 1500 - 4000kbps, audio bitrate: 128kbps

Resolution: 1920x1080 (Full HD), video bitrate: 4000 - 8000kbps, audio bitrate: 192kbps

Resolution: 3840x2160 (4K), video bitrate: 8000 - 14000kbps, audio bitrate: 192kbps

At Last...

That’s all I want to share with you about how to change bitrate of MP4. HD Video Converter Factory Pro is not just a useful MP4 bitrate changer for Windows users. It’s also able to download videos from websites, reduce file size in different ways, record MP4 on Windows, add subtitles and audio track to videos, make GIFs and ringtones, edit videos by cutting, cropping, rotating, watermarking, adding effects, and more. GetGet the full-featured converter now!

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