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Convert 4K video to 1080p

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Convert 4K video to 1080p

Post by Scotchy » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:39 pm

Hello Everyone,

I am trying to find the best settings in HandBrake to convert my 4K video (captured via Camtasia 9.0) to a high quality 1080p version.
Has anyone got some ideas to share please.

My quandary is this ...

1: I have a course hosted on UDEMY and it only supports 1080p adaptive streaming and the 4K upload does not look good.
2: I have a course hosted on Thinkific that supports 4K adaptive streaming via Wistia, and it looks great even auto'd to 1080p.

My rig is 4K monitors only and prefer to screen capture at this size. Pushing Camtasia down to 1920 x 1080p looks like rubbish once rendered,
has a fuzzy finish (like ink running on a blotter) , not acceptable for students in my books.

Anyway, I would really appreciate some tips from experts , I'm not a video prod expert at all , just a Data Analyst.

Thanks in advance


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Re: Convert 4K video to 1080p

Post by rollin_eng » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:40 am

Could you please post your logs, instructions can be found here:


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Re: Convert 4K video to 1080p

Post by mduell » Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:41 am

Super HQ 1080p preset

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