How to Convert H.264 to H.265 Easily and Fast
H.265(HEVC) is a new codec that has been growing in popularity since its recent unveil. It has proven to be faster and much more efficient than H.264 and in a few years there's a good chance we're all going to be using it. Since the latest H.265 HEVC compression algorithms over the H.264 AVC and with more key improvements(see H.265 vs H.264), many users would be eager to convert H.264 to H.265 for saving storage space while keeping original quality. This article just shows you how to encode H.264 to H.265 easily.
High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is a video compression format that succeeds H.264. It can support 4k resolutions up to 8192 x 4320. File sizes are about 50% smaller using H.265 than using H.264. And HEVC is visually superior than H264. For converting H.264 to H.265/HEVC codec, what you need is an easy-to-use yet professional H.265 decoder and encoder. Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter is considered to be the best choice for you.
This software is a powerful H.265 encoder, decoder and converter. It can help you convert non-H.265 videos(MKV, H.264, DivX, AVI, WMV, MOV, MXF, MPG, MTS...) to H.265 files and vice versa. It's easy to use, and performs professionally. With it, you can fast convert H.264 video to H.265 seamlessly. What's more, this video converter severs as a wonderful H.265 video player for you. And with the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. Download the program and learn how to change H.264 to H.265 video on Windows(Windows 8 included).
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How to convert H.264 to H.265 video with ease
STEP 1. Add H.264 videos
Run the H.265 Video Converter program, go to the menu bar, select Add button to select the H.264 files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. It supports batch conversion so you can import multiple files at a time.
STEP 2. Choose H.264 as output format
From the drop-down list of " Format" > "Common Video", you can select H.265 Video(*.mp4) as the target format.
Tip: You can change the format parameters by click the Settings bar. The video size, video encoder, frame rate, bit rate, audio encoder, channel and more other parameters can be adjusted in this Settings option.
STEP 3. Start conversion
When all the settings are done, click the Convert button to start encoding H.264 files to H.265. The conversion time depends on your video size, computer performance, output settings, etc. Generally, it won't take too long. After the conversion, you'll get resulted H.265(HEVC) videos for better usage.
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