The amazing new iPhone 4 is more powerful, easier to use, and more indispensable than ever "smart phones”. As the highest-resolution iPhone, iPhone 4G features a remarkable 960*640 resolution, videos and movies will look unbelievable sharp and crisp in the 3.5 inch display. With all these merits, the iPhone 4 plays videos up to 720p very well. What if we want to watch 1080p HD contents on iPhone 4? This article will provide you with a solution. Using Pavtube iPhone 4 Converter for Mac, you can easily convert 1080p HD contents to 720p iPhone 4 videos. Among the versatile video converting tools on market, Pavtube HD to iPhone 4 Converter is a top one for you to convert HD recordings, footages and movies at high quality. It allows you to adjust the advanced parameters and create new costumed formats.
In the following guide I will show you how to convert 1080p HD contents to iPhone 4 supported formats with best video quality. You can free download it by clicking the link of iPhone 4 Converter for Mac. Please note the trial version works with Intel processor only and puts a watermark (Pavtube’s logo) on the screen of created videos.
Guide of converting 1080p HD contents to iPhone 4 videos:
Step 1. Run this Mac iPhone 4G Converter, and load 1080p HD videos.
Click the Add button to load the HD files that you'd like to convert, or simply drag and drop the 1080p source files to the program. The Mac HD Video to iPhone 4 Converter supports various input formats such as M2TS, MTS, TS, TiVo, TP, TRP, MKV, MOD, MOV, DV, MXF, etc.
Step 2. Select output format for iPhone 4
Click the pull down menu of "Format", and then tap "iPhone" preset. There are multiple formats specialized for iPhone 4 videos, you can select any one of them to meet your needs freely. To maintain best video quality for iPhone 4, you may choose “iPhone H.264 720P”, and the 1080p HD files will be converted into iPhone 4 720p HD MP4 videos.
Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start ripping 1080p HD to iPhone 4G videos
The popup ripping window of this Mac HD to iPhone 4 Converter will show you conversion progress, time elapse, left time, generated file size and estimated file size clearly, so that you can control your time and storage space of your iPhone 4G HD in a proper way.
Once the ripping task is completed, you can click “Open” button at the bottom of the main interface to get the final output 720p HD MP4 files for iPhone 4 with ease. Sync the files to your iPhone 4G with iTunes for entertainment.
Optional facilities and tricks:
Trick 1. Adjust audio and video quality and file size.
You are encouraged to use the default settings. However, when you feel like improving HD video quality, or cutting down file size, please click on “Settings” button and adjust advanced video and audio parameters. These options include codec name, bit rate, aspect ration, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. Generally, higher bit rate results in higher video quality and bigger file size. If you’d like to use the same settings for future conversion, simply click “Save As” and save your settings as a new profile. When the iPhone 4 HD Video Converter is lunched next time, you can click on the “Format” bar find the new profile under “Custom” tab.
If you are not familiar with the format restrictions of iPhone 4, you can refer to the iPhone 4 compatible video formats as below shows:
H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
Trick 2. Trim and join 1080p HD videos to iPhone 4.
Click on “Edit” menu if you’d like to convert partial of the 1080p HD videos. Under 'Trim' tab you are allowed to cut out unwanted part of selected clip. To trim the movie, simply type in desired time value in ‘Start’ and ‘End’ box and click ‘Set’ button. Or you can click left square bracket and right square bracket to set start and end time when previewing the movie.
To join multiple 1080p HD video clips together, just back to the main interface and check the box of “Merge into one file”.
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