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4K Video Editing Computer Requirements | Best 4K Video Editor Software for PC

Best computer requirements to build a 4K video editing computer for 2020. A top-ranked 4K video editor for Windows (10) PC is also provided.

Q 1: What is the best computer for 4K video editing?
Q 2: What are the computer requirements for 4K video editing?
Q 3: What is the best processor for 4K video editing?
Q 4: What is the best 4K video editing software for PC?

Dealing with 4K video editing, you need a computer with awesome equipments to maintain a smooth and fast operation. Many of you may choose to build a 4K video editing computer by self with good configuration, instead of buying a prebuilt one, to exactly meet your needs while achieving highest performance in editing large 4K video files. Check the best computer requirements to build a high-performing 4K video editing PC and the best 4K video editing software for Windows (10) PC.

Professional 4K Video Editor for Windows (10) PC - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

>> Support flawlessly edit all 4K videos incl. MKV, H264, VP9, HEVC/H.265 4K videos and output 4K video in MP4 or MKV format with original quality.
>> Support Multi-core CPU (up to 8), Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, AMD hardware acceleration for 4K H.264 or H.265/HEVC video transcoding. Fastest video processing speed is ensured and let you far away from the maddening desktop lagging issue, CPU overheating/overuse troubles.
>> Edit and convert 4K video to almost any video format/device like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, iPhone Xs (Max)/XR, Galaxy S9/Note9, Huawei, etc.
>> Allow you to free download 4K videos/movies/game footages, 8K, 1080p/720p HD videos, MP3 songs from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo and 1000+ sites in 3 simple steps.
>> Convert any DVD to MP4, AVI, MOV, HEVC, MKV, iPhone Xs/XR/8/8 Plus, etc. Record screen/webcam.

4K Video Editing Computer Requirements

If you want to build a professional 4K video editing PC to edit 4K resolution videos smoothly and quickly, here are the recommended computer system requirements.

1. CPU: To get a fast video processing, computer CPU cores matter. Normally more cores equal faster video processing and more efficiency. A high-end 4K video editing computer should be built with a powerful and fast CPU.

2. GPU: If you have a good CPU, GPU is not recommended to spend too much. But if you plan to edit 4K video with some 4K video editing programs which is mainly powered by graphics card/GPU instead of CPU like DaVinci Resolve, you absolutely need a powerful GPU.

3. RAM: Memory is also important for video processing and more RAM is much better. At least 32 GB RAM is advised for 4K video editing.

4. SSD: (SSD) Solid State Dive is much faster than Hard Disc Drive (HDD), so it is recommended to use SSD in your 4K video editing PC. It will help maximize the speed of the video editing and transcoding process.

5. Motherboard: The motherboard is the central component that connects every part of your computer together. After you choose a CPU, you need to find a motherboard which is compatible with the CPU. In other words, the socket on the motherboard should match the socket of CPU chipset, e.g., Intel i7 chip uses the LGA 1151 socket, and you have to use an LGA 1151 compatible motherboard.

Build a 4K video editing computer with a reasonable budget (about $1200):
CPU: Intel i5-8600K
Graphics Card: GTX 1050 Ti
Motherboard: MSI Z370-A Pro
RAM: 16 GB DDR4-3200
Storage 1: 525GB Crucial MX300 SSD
Storage 2: 2 TB hard drive
Power Supply: EVGA GQ 650W
CPU Cooler: Cryorig H7
Case: Fractal Define R5
Operating System: Windows 10

Best 4K Video Editing Software for Windows (10) PC

There are many video editors out there, but not all of them support 4K video editing. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is a professional 4K video editing program capable of editing and converting 4K videos, footages recorded by iPhone (X/8), 4K cameras/camcorders, or 4K videos downloaded from online sites. It is also a top free (YouTube) video downloader enabling users to free download 8K/4K/1080p/720p HD videos, movies from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and 1000+ sites. It also allows users to convert DVD to digital, record computer screen, record webcam video as MP4, etc.

Use this best 4K video editing software for Windows (10) to edit, convert MKV, HEVC/H.265, M2TS, AVCHD, MOD, HD camcorder videos, MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, VOB, FLV and more at ultrafast speed with excellent quality with its Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, AMD hardware acceleration, Hyper-threading and High Quality Engine. 370+ output video/audio codecs and 420+ output device profiles incl. iPhone X/8 are supported.

How to Edit 4K Videos on Windows (10) with WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe

Free download and install WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe on Windows 10/8/7 or Mac. and follow the easy steps below to edit 4K videos, footages.

Step 1 – Import the 4K video
Launch the best 4K video editor for windows (10) and click "+Video" button to load the source 4K video to the program.

Step 2 – Edit and convert 4K video
Choose an output format. If you want to keep the output video in 4K resolution, you can choose 4K MP4 or 4K MKV format and set video resolution "keep origin". You can also convert the 4K video to almost any other format.

Then you can cut, split, crop, expand, rotate, flip the video, add effect, watermark, external subtitles to the video, adjust the audio volume, etc.

Step 3 – Save the 4K video
Click "Browse" to set a destination folder to save the output 4K video and hit "RUN" to start editing and converting 4K video on Windows (10).

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Related external sources about 4K video editing computer

4K resolution - Wiki: 4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal screen display resolution in the order of 4,000 pixels. There are several different 4K resolutions in the fields of digital television and digital cinematography. In television and consumer media, 4K UHD or UHD-1 is the dominant 4K standard. In the movie projection industry, Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI 4K) is the dominant 4K standard.


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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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