GoPro is a world’s leading action camera that captures amazing moments in our daily life and travelling, it also impresses us with its extraordinary 4K video quality. However, you may have met the following issues with large 4K videos:
- 4K GoPro video footage shot by GoPro occupies too much space on your iPhone, hard drive or cloud storage.
- Failed to upload the GoPro video to social media sites like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, etc due to the file size and video length exceed the limitations.
- Failed to share the video captured on GoPro with our friends via Email, Whatsapp, etc.
4. Failed to editing GoPro videos due to common video processing and editing programs usually crashes when dealing with large 4K videos.
How to solve the above mentioned issues caused by large GoPro 4K videos? Well, here’re we introduce 3 easy ways to process and losslessly reduce GoPro video size with VideoProc – a brand new video processing software specially designed for GoPro and all types of users.
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Part 1. Reduce GoPro Video File Size by Converting to HEVC MP4
HEVC, also known as H.265 is a more advanced video codec than H.264. With less bandwidth and storage required, HEVC reduces the video file size by appropriately 50% with original quality. While MP4 is the most popular video format that can be accepted by various media players and devices. Hence, converting a large GoPro video to HEVC MP4 is a great solution to reduce GoPro video size without losing quality. See how to do it with VideoProc
Step 1. Free Download VideoProc for your Windows/Mac. Open it and click “Video” icon on the main interface.
Step 2. Directly drag your GoPro videos to this software or click “+Video” button to load your GoPro videos. If you want to process videos in Batch, just click the “+Video Folder” to load videos.
Step 3. Choose “HEVC MP4” as the output format
Step 4. Click “Run” to start converting your GoPro video to HEVC MP4.
Thanks to the full GPU hardware-accelerated video processing, VideoProc can process and convert videos at the fastest possible speed while taking a low CPU usage. which allows you to watch movies, play games while processing those videos.
Part 2. Reduce GoPro Video Size by Compressing 4K to 1080p
If you need not want to change video codec and format, you can still reduce GoPro video file size by downscaling its resolution from 4K to 1080p. Let’s see how to do it with VideoProc.
Step 1. Load your GoPro videos
Step 2. Click “Options” button, then you’ll find the settings for various parameters.
Step 3. Click “Resolution” and choose “1920×1080”, you can also choose other resolution according to your needs.
Step 4. Click “Run” to start compressing video from 4K to 1080p.
Part 3. Reducing GoPro Video Size by Shortening Video Length
Sometimes, you only want to keep the most wonderful clip captured by GoPro and share with the world via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Email, Whatsapp, etc. Hence, cut and crop the video can not only meet your needs, but also reduce the video size dramatically. How to do it with VideoProc?
Step 1. Add GoPro videos.
Step 2. Click “Cut” button .
Step 3. Drag the green knobs to select the clips you want, then click “+Cut” button to target the clip.
You can click “Done” to finish, or drag the green knobs again to get new clips.
Not Just Reduce GoPro Video Size, VideoProc Offers More
You can use VideoProc to edit your videos shot by GoPro, DJI, HD cameras, iPhone, Android, etc: reduce video noise, stabilize shaky GoPro videos, merge, crop, split, rotate, mirror, add watermark/effects/subtitle, convert video to GIF, speed up or slow down video playback speed, adjust video volume/brightness/color, etc. You can also convert your GoPro videos to different video audio formats for playback on any devices you own.
VideoProc is also an versatile online video downloader to batch download video, music, playlist from YouTube and 1000+ sites, a free DVD ripper to convert and backup DVDs, a screen recorder to record your computer’s screen with or without webcam.
More importantly, VideoProc is extremely easy-to-use for all types of users, you do not need any skills or knowledge. Get VideoProc.