The Inspire One rocks a three-axis gimbal mounted camera capable of shooting 12 megapixel images and 4K video at 30, 25 and 24fps, which provides superior viewing experience with more details than 1080p. However, sometimes, you will often come the needs to downscale 4K to 1080p due to the following reasons:
Complex system requirements for playback and editing 4K video footage
Very playback will be very choppy if the computer processing capability is not powerful enough
Compress 4K to 1080p results small file size and bitrates for old devices to handle
Therefore, to have a smooth video playback and editing process of DJI Inspire One 4K video on Windows and Mac, it would be much preferable to compress DJI Inspire 1 4K video to 1080p. To ensure a no quality loss compressing process, you are recommended to download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(Get Windows version).
with which you can easily and efficiently downscale DJI 4K MP4 video to 1080p video in various formats such as QuickTime MOV for playing with QuickTime, Apple Intermediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, Apple Prores codec for FCP and DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer.
Step by step to compress DJI Inspire 1 4K Video to 1080p for Playing and Editing
Step 1: Import DJI Inspire 1 4K video footage.
Launch the app on your computer, click the "Add Video" or "Add folder" icon to import source 4K files to the program.
Step 2: Set output file format.
From "Format" bar drop-down list, choose the output format according to your own needs. For example, you can choose "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple Prores 422(*.mov)" as your desired output format for editing with FCP or FCP X.
Step 3: Compress DJI 4K to 1080p.
Open "Profile Settings" window, from "Size(pix)" drop-down list, select "1920*1080" as the final file resolution.
Step 4: Start DJI 4K video footage compressing process.
Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to downscale DJI Inspire 1 4K video to 1080p. The conversion will start automatically with a progress bar.
You can find the generated files when the conversion is over by hitting "Open output folder" button. Then enjoy a more smooth video playback and editing process of DJI Inspire 4K video on windows and Mac.