Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Unsupported by iPhone 6s- Solution
Q: "I have a Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K. I've always had a android phone and was able to click and drag video files from my pc to my phone. Now that I have an iPhone 6s it will not allow me to do it. I downloaded iTunes and was able to copy the files to my phone but when I go to play the videos I get an error message saying that it is a unsupported format. Can anyone help?"
You may got some 4K content from Yunnec Typhoon Q500 4K. While, when trying to transfer and read the 4K video with iPhone 6s, you encountered issues. Based on our testing, it was probably caused by the high bitrate of the Q500 4K footage. What I need to do is to reduce the Q500 4K files file size by lowering the bitrate. Below is the detailed guide on how to convert and downscale Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K to iPhone 6s. If you have the similar demand, read on.
As we know, Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon incorporates the CGO3-GB that can shoot up to 4K videos at up to 4K30 in H.264 with 50Mbps. Whereas, the large file size from Q500 is not supported well by iPhone 6s(It supports H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats). To play Yuneec Q500 4K on iPhone 6s smoothly, a good suggestion is to downscale the file size by lowering the bitrate from 10Mbps to 160 Kbps.
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How to downscale/convert Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K to iPhone 6s
Step 1. Load 4K footage
Launch the 4K Video Converter app; click "Add Video" to load your 4K files from Typhoon Q500.
Step 2. Decide Output Format
Click the "Format" drop down list to select iPhone 6s friendly format. H.264 MP4 format from "Common Video" is what you can choose. Of course, you can directly choose iPhone 6 H.264 Full HD 1080p(*.mp4) from iPhone profile list as the output format.
Step 3. Adjust the video bitrate
Since iPhone 6s supports 4K video playback, you can stick with the 4K resolution. To reduce the original file size, you'd better adjust the video bitrate from 50Mbps to 160 Kbps, which is fully compatible with iPhone 6s.
Step 4. Start conversion
Hit "Convert" button to let the 4K video conversion begin. When the conversion finished, check the generated video, which can be played with iPhone 6s perfectly.
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