How to Add 4K (HEVC) Video to iPhone X/8/7/6s etc.

Transfer 4K Video iPhone Last Updated: Sept. 13, 2017

4K to iPhone | Add a 4K (HEVC) UHD Video to iPhone X/8/7/6s etc, for Moveable Playback

The existence of 4K goes to TV, cinema, video streaming services and expands to mobiles. Apple started out applying 4K recording to iPhone 6s and next generations as well as HEVC 4K video playback to newest iPhone X/8/8 Plus. On the other hand, some 4K videos are still not workable on 2017 new iPhones. If you want to add a 4K video to any iPhone and play it successfully, how to do? That's what we will discuss in the following.

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What You Should Know about 4K Video?

4K Video

4K video, with a resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels or 3860 x 2160 pixels, is usually encoded with two video compression standards, HEVC or VP9. Compared with 1080P HD video, 4K video delivers better quality at the same bit rate. As above mentioned, 4K has been used for video streaming for several years. YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix gather a certain number of 4K video samples, 4K movies/TV shows as well as allow users to upload 4K content online.

You can download 4K video from website and play it on 4K display for an enjoyment. But when trying to add a 4K video to iPhone for watching on the move, not playing problem may happen because iPhone only accepts H.264, MPEG-4 and M-JPEG formats.

How to Add 4K Video to iPhone (X/8/7 etc.) Without not Playing Error?

WinX MediaTrans is a burgeoning file transfer program focusing on media files syncing. It enables users to add (4K) videos in any format (HEVC, VP9, MKV, AVI etc.) to iPhone. It embeds a video converting engine helping change the video format from original to H.264, which is the best supported format by iPhone, while keeping nearly lossless quality. Because of hardware acceleration tech, it can deliver a supremely fast video conversion speed. And, the 4K video will be automatically rotated from vertical to horizontal to play in fullscreen after syncing to iPhone. WinX MediaTrans also allows users to export iPhone videos (recorded videos, movies/TV shows purchased from iTunes etc.) to computer for a backup and permanently delete videos from iPhone for space saving.

WinX MediaTrans can run on Windows 10 or lower version and is fully compatible with iOS (7-11) devices. Mac version is also available for Mac users. Free download and install WinX MediaTrans on your computer and follow the steps to add 4K (HEVC) videos to your iPhone X/8/7/6s etc.

Step 1. Plug in iPhone to computer via USB cable. Launch WinX MediaTrans and click Video Manager module to enter another page to handle video transfer tasks.

Access to Video Manager for 4K Video Syncing to iPhone

Step 2. Click Add Video button to import one or more 4K videos into WinX MediaTrans. Once it is loaded, "Unsupported format" and a "Convert" button will appear on the video cover.

Step 3. Click "Convert" button to convert video format to H.264 at first and then click Sync button to add 4K video(s) to iPhone.
Otherwise, just click Sync button and 4K video(s) will be automatically converted and added to iPhone at one go.

Add 4K (HEVC) Video to iPhone

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• Transfer photos, music/ringtones, e-books, Voice Memos, Podcast, iTunes U between iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and computer.
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• Edit music metadata (title, artist, album, composer, year, comment); create/delete playlist, add/remove songs to/from playlist.
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