Until now, with the latest H.265/HEVC codec released out, there are not so many devices that can input and output this kind of newest codec, no matter for digital camcorders or media devices. As I know that for now, only a few that can shoot this H.265/HEVC encoded footage. Due to this situation, we got some troubles in encoding H.265/HEVC videos on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP. Fortunately, we here can offer you two new H.265 encoders that can handle this job well.
Want H.265/HEVC 4k video to ProRes transcoding on a Windows PC? Then Pavtube HEVC Converter is your kind of magic.
Apple’s ProRes family of codecs is integral to the workflow of many a camera these days. Whether you’re offline editing HEVC footage or working right off 4k camera negative, there’s a good chance you’re doing it in ProRes — which in turn means you’re probably doing it in Mac OSX. Enter this Pavtube Video Converter, a standalone video encoder recently released by Pavtube. Featuring powerful codec support and a variety of frame rate & resolution conversion capabilities, it’s also one of the few ways that can free your hands off Mac and encode 4K H.265 video to Apple ProRes on the Windows platform.
Tip: the Mac version is renamed as Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.
How to Transcode HEVC/H.265 4k video to ProRes on Windows PC?
Step 1. Add 4K H.265 videos
Install and run the best H.265 to ProRes converter and transfer your 4K H.265 recordings to the program.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for editing H.265 in FCP with natively supported video codec.
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. This H.265 converter app can maintain original 4K resolution for you if you need or downscale 4K to 1080p.
Step 3. Start converting H.265 video to ProRes
Hit the convert button, it will start converting 4k H.265 to ProRes .mov for further editing. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated ProRes files perfectly.