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Edit iPhone 4K H.265 with Sony Vegas Pro

Edit iPhone 4K H.265 with Sony Vegas Pro

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When you get some fantastic iPhone 4K H.265 videos from your iPhone, I am sure that you want to share with your friends and families or uploading to the online websites. Before that you may want to do some postproduction to your iPhone 4K H.265 footage. Editing iPhone 4K H.265 footage with Sony Vegas Pro is a good idea, however, you may find it a painful experience to put iPhone 4K H.265 videos on this software. What is matter? How to fix the issue? Read on to find it out.

Supported Video Formats by Sony Vegas Pro


AAC, AA3, AVI, BMP, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV, HEVC, ProRes, AAC, AIFF, FLAC, LPEC, MP3, OGG, PCA, W64, WAV, WMA, BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, WDP, WMPhoto, DDS, DPX, EX, AAF, Premiere/After Effects (*.prproj), Final Cut Pro 7/ DaVinci Resolve (*.xml), Final Cut Pro X (*.fcpxml), EDL Text File (*.txt), Broadcast Wave Format, DVD Camcorder Disc, Closed Captioning


AAC, AA3, AVI, BMP, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV, HEVC, ProRes, AAC, AIFF, FLAC, LPEC, MP3, OGG, PCA, W64, WAV, WMA, BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, WDP, WMPhoto, DDS, DPX, EXR, VEGAS Project Archive (*.veg), Pro Tools AAF File (*.aaf), Media Composer AAF File (*.aaf), Premiere/After Effects (*.prproj), Final Cut Pro 7/DaVinci Resolve (*.xml), Final Cut Pro X (*.fcpxml), EDL Text File (*.txt), XDCAM Disc

From above list, we can see Sony Vegas Pro could accept HEVC/H.265 video formats, how about H.265 footage with 4K resolution? It will be choppy when you editing 4K H.265 video with Sony Vegas Pro if your computer is not powerful enough. To solve this problem, you can compress 4K HEVC to 1080p to make this footage fittable with your computer.

So today, I will share a video converter – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which could easily compress the 4K H.265 to 1080p with just 3 clicks. Moreover, it allows you to import BD/DVD video and output MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4, etc with 4K/2K/SD/HD resolution. Adjusting video audio codec, resolution, frame rate, channels, etc is also available here, so you can change video solution from 4K to 2K or 1080p according to your needs.

With this converter, you are able to edit iPhone H.265 4K footage before you output, such as you can merge several 4k footage parts into one, trim to cut the part you don’t need, crop the black area or the area you want to cut, remove or replace the audio of the source video, add external subtitle to the 4K footage, more thing you can do please refer to this article.

Step by Step to Edit iPhone 4K H.265 with Sony Vegas Pro

Step 1: Load 4K H.265 video into the program.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import iPhone 4K H.265 video.

Note: This software could remove the copy protection of BD/DVD movies, and convert them to MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V etc or other optimized device presets according to your needs.

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Step 2: Output MP4 video format

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down options, choose best compatible video format from "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" or "H.265 Vdieo (*.mp4)". Or you can also keep the MKV as output format if you like.

Output YouTube best uploading 4k formats

Step 3: Compress 4K to 1080p

Hit "Settings" to open the "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels. To compress 4K to 1080p, you just need to change resolution from 3840*2160 to 1920*1080, if you want to keep video with 4k resolution just skip this. If you want to get smaller video file size, lower the video bit rate can help you achieve this goal.

Output YouTube best uploading settings

Step 4: Start the conversion.

Start to compress iPhone H.265 4K by hitting the right bottom convert button, when the conversion is over, you will have no limitation to upload the H.265 4K video to Sony Vegas Pro for further editing without curb.


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