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How to Convert MP4 to HEVC H265 for A Smaller Size

To lean how to convert MP4 to HEVC H265 for a smaller output size while better quality, read the following tutorial of the most convenient HEVC converter.

Updated Jul 03,2018 | by Micky

HEVC – High Efficiency Video Coding – also known as H265, is a brand new video compression standard as the successor to H264/AVC which is widely used in the past and now.

With HEVC, the compression ratio of videos in 1080P can be improved by 50% which means you can enjoy higher video quality with less storage cost. How to convert MP4 to HEVC since it has such a big advantage? Following the tutorial below and you will learn the best method!


Convert Videos to HEVC H265 Directly with A Powerful Third-party Program

When mentioning video conversion, the first thing you think of should be the online services on Google right? Sites like ClipConverter allow users to upload their videos and preset any output formats for conversion which seems pretty simple. However, if you have ever used them, you will notice that the conversion speed is drastically limited by your network condition and there are frequent pop-up ads coming up once you launch your PC and you have to shut them down one by one. Fortunately, there is still an optional choice – IOTransfer 3, the latest version of IOTransfer. More than an efficient iPhone manager for iOS data transfer and backup, IOTransfer 3 now allows video conversion for over 30 formats including MP4, HEVC, AVI, MKV MP3 FLAC, AAC, MKA, from the commonest ones to the ones that are rarely seen.

No more disturbance from pop-up ads and limit on conversion speed, IOTransfer 3 comes to be your first choice.

How to convert MP4 to HEVC H265? Free download the most practical software to get it done with much ease!

Convert HEVC to MP4 within 3 Steps

Step 1

Install and launch IOTransfer 3, go to “VIDEOS” at the top, and then click on “Converter” in the list on the left.


Step 2

Click on “+Add Files” to upload the MP4 video you want to convert. Then, open the dropdown list of “Output Format” and select HEVC. If you want to transfer the converted video to iPhone and you have previously connected it to PC, tick off the tiny box before “Automatically transfer the converted video into your iOS device”. Lastly, preset an output folder by clicking on “Convert Location”.


Step 3

Click on “Convert Now” to get started. In the course of the conversion, you can see the progress bar. The whole process will be accomplished in a short while and after that, check the folder set before to view the output HEVC video. If you chose to transfer the video to iPhone, you can find it in the video App.


Notice: Only iOS 10 and the later versions supports HEVC playback.

Be bothered by the inadequate storage on your computer? To convert your MP4 videos to HEVC H265 seems to be a good idea!

Other Related Articles for Reference

1.       What Is the Best MP4 to MP3 Converter

2.       An Effective Video Converter for Quicktime

3.       How to Solve Windows Media Player Not Playing iPhone Videos

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