MacX Video Converter Pro Review: Must have Tool for 4K & HD Video Processing

Need a tool to Convert, Edit & Resize Videos at Fastest Speed with Ultra HD 4K resolution? MacX Video Converter Pro is you want.

Story Highlights
  • Introduction
  • Ultra HD 4K Video Processing
  • Hardware Acceleration
  • User Interface
  • Features
  • Conclusion

With the increase in number of gadgets and devices now a days which we use to share and watch our memories, photos or videos, the need of Video Converters are also increasing simultaneously because the devices are from different brands built upon different operating systems, etc. Hence we can’t watch a particular video on every other gadgets/devices since they support different file formats. Specially, when we have 4K video supported device.

Now, this brings us to choose from a wide range of Video converters now a days. There are bunch of converter tools available in the market, some are paid while some are free. But how to find out which is best? Well, some of them just cannot convert your video without damaging its video or audio quality, while some of them just not support the output format you need. There’s no compulsion that if the software is paid, it is the best. No way. There has to be technologies in the background that work on your video file, and not all are good on it.


As a tech geek, i go through many Video converters and came across the best one that not only converts your video files in over 370+ file formats or supports over 400+ devices, but also lets you convert your videos into Ultra HD 4K resolution. It is ‘MacX Video Converter Pro’.

Available for MacOS and Windows, the MacX Video Converter Pro is the fastest 4K & HD Video Processing tool with Good Balance in Quality and Size.

The software comes with a bunch of useful features offering you all your video processing needs. From converting or editing videos to making beautiful Photo slideshows, from downloading YouTube videos to extracting only music from videos, the MacX Video Converter Pro is all want. No matter if you have Apple, Android, Windows or any other devices, this is one software for all. You can convert your video to SD, HD or even Ultra HD 4K quickly and comfortably without loosing any quality.

Ultra HD 4K Video Processing:

4K is the new increasing trend today when it comes to watching videos. As we all know, every brand today is working hard to offer devices with 4K support, let it be Television, Monitors, Laptops, or even Smartphones now come with 4K output as well as 4K recording capabilities. For those who don’t know, 4K resolution is 4 times to the Ful HD resolution. While you get 1280×720 for HD videos and 1080×1920 in Full HD videos, 4K videos offer 3840×2160 resolution. It makes every element of videos more clearer and crisper.


If you are having a 4K compatible TV or Monitor or any other output device, watching HD or Full HD videos will give you blurry or pixilated output. So, you must have a 4K video to watch on these devices to enjoy it fully. But the problem is not all Camcorders or Smartphone cameras are yet compatible to record Ultra HD 4K resolution video. What most of us do is get any Video Converter Software and convert our SD/HD/FHD videos to 4K. But does this really create a 4K video for you? Answer is NO.

First of all not all converters available in the market support 4K output. And which does, though these tools will convert your normal video into 4K Ultra HD, but you will get the same or even more blurry picture. It only changes the Resolution with huge file size but compromises the video quality. It will result in crash or laggy video. While the sizes are too huge to share on YouTube, Facebook or any other social media.


MacX Video Converter Pro not only converts your normal video into actual 4K Ultra HD video at 5X speed but also maintains the video size.

Solution is pretty simple. This tool uses the built-in Intel QSV/Nvidia/AMD Hardware Acceleration tech to give you real 4K output quality at 5x faster speed than any other similar tool. It runs on thousands of GPU cores in parallel, rather than the sequential part of the workload running on the CPU. These play smooth without any crash on any of your 4K supported display. And that too at compresses video file size that keeps your storage safe for other files too.

While doing this, you can also edit, crop, trim, add subtitle, merge multiple videos into one and do lots more. Overall, if you were looking for a 4K Video Converter, i would strongly recommend MacX.

Hardware Acceleration:

Wondering what is this Hardware Acceleration and how is it useful in Video conversion? Well, most of the video player you use now a days like VLC Player or Windows Media Player on PCs, or like mobile video players such as MX Player, etc uses hardware acceleration. You might have noticed the difference while playing. Even few highly rated Video converters such as PowerDirector, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate, etc uses hardware acceleration to process better videos.

In layman terms, hardware acceleration increases the full potential of your hardware to process the video. Like increasing the memory, utilizing more CPU cores, replacing storage disk, etc. Unlike other tools, MacX Video Converter Pro supports multi-core CPU, hyper-threading tech and Intel Quick Sync Video or Nvidia NVENC hardware acceleration technology that helps to reserve 98% Audio / Video quality and converts your videos in Ultra HD 4K resolution at 5X faster speed compared to other those tools.

MacX’s hardware acceleration tech runs on thousands of GPU cores in parallel, rather than the sequential part of the workload running on the CPU. This reduces the CPU burden which in result consumes less overall energy and that increases your battery as well as core system’s life.

MacX Video Converter Pro Hardware Acceleration

You can see the difference how MacX Video Converter Pro works with Hardware Acceleration. If this is what you were looking for (i recommend), go ahead and download the same for Windows or for MacOS from the below provided links. Or let’s check out all the core features of MacX Video Converter Pro in details.

Latest Version: V6.3.0 (released on Mar. 21, 2018) 1.3

What’s new:

  • Added support for encoding H.264 in Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7500.
  • Added support for frame filtering using AMD Radeon when available.
  • Added support for burned-in SUP/PGS subtitles.
  • Added Apple Pixlet decoder.
  • Improved 4K UHD video processing speed by leveraging Intel QSV/NVIDIA/AMD hardware acceleration solutions.

Download for Windows     |     Download for MacOS    |    Download Trial

User Interface:

MacX Video Converter Pro Screen 2

When you first launch the MacX Video Converter Pro, you see a very clean and easy to understand user-interface of the software. You don’t need to be a profession to work with this tool. On the top you see ‘Video’ tab that lets you add videos to process, then there’s ‘YouTube’ tab where you just need to enter any YouTube URL to download and edit/convert. Third is the ‘Photo’ tab where you can add number of photos to create slideshow. And at the last is the ‘Options’ where you can set your preference like Output folder, CPU cores to use, etc.

Now let’s take a deep look in each of these features.


1. Video Conversion, Editing, Trim, Cut, Merge and Subtitle

Though the name is Video Converter Pro, it is not just limited to converting videos. But a lot lot more. You can also use this tool as a video editor. The very first and most important feature about it is, as i said, Ultra HD 4K video processing at 5x faster speed than any other converters in the market.

MacX Video Converter Pro Screen 1

MacX Video Converter Pro Screen 3As soon as you add a video (or multiple videos), you will see a lot of options to select the Output Format. It includes 4K option on the top followed by many others. While on the left pane, you can also select as per your Device make and model. For example, when you click on Apple Device from the left pane, you will see a further list of devices such as iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes, etc. Same goes if you click on Android. This is something that makes you a Pro even if you are doing this for the first time. Just select the brand > device and the format you want to convert your video to.

Furthermore, when you scroll to down, there are few separate options for Web profiles too. Like, convert to YouTube videos, Facebook videos, Vimeo, etc. Apart from that, the tool also offers separate options for DVD, Windows and Mac OS file formats. Although the software takes good care of quality, you can further select to Low or High quality by sliding the slider in the right pane.

Before converting it to 4K or any preferred resolution or file format, you can Edit the video too. Using MacX Video Converter Pro you can easily Trim or Crop to remove the unwanted parts of the video. Furthermore, you can also add external or inner Subtitle to your production along with your own Watermarking. All these with just few simple clicks. No expertise required since the tool has user-friendly UI.

Apart from these useful features, as mentioned above, you can enable the Hardware Encoder from just above the Big RUN button on the right. Hardware Encoder is very helpful, specially while making 4K Ultra HD videos. You can also see some more important options right there, called High Quality Engine, Deinterlancing and Auto Copy. This ‘Auto Copy’ is yet another very useful feature that ensures to convert H.264 videos in a fast way. Feels like you are just doing copy & paste but it is 10X faster than ever before without affecting the original content.

MacX Video Converter Pro adopts the High-Quality Engine, Deinterlacing tech and Auto Copy Mode to ensure the original output video quality.

Apart from the 4K defaults, the software lets you do manual settings too like changing Frame rates, settings revolutions, aspect ratio etc.

If you want to extract only Music from any video file, all you need to do is change the Output format to MP3 or similar music formats.

2. YouTube Download & Conversion

MacX Video Converter Pro also lets you download any YouTube videos on the go. Just copy & paste the video URL and select the preferred resolution to download. Actually, not just YouTube videos but you can download online videos from over 300+ websites including VeVo, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo and lots more.

The tool not just downloads your video, you can also edit, add subtitles and convert it to any other file format simultaneously.

MacX Video Converter Pro Downloader 1

3. Photo Slideshow

The third tab you see ‘Photo’ is where you can create beautiful Slideshows of your photos in Ultra HD 4K Resolution. You can add as many photos as you want, add a Background Music, change slideshow duration, and more. Just click the RUN button and watch it on your Ultra HD 4K TV or any other display in high crispy quality.

MacX Video Converter Pro Slideshow

Here is the quick look at the core features of MacX Video Converter Pro that makes it one of the best 4K Video Converter:

1. Process 4K, HD Videos at the Fastest Speed

  • Convert 4K, HD videos to MP4, MOV and 200+ formats
  • Convert video formats to compatible with Mac, iPhone, Android and 400+ devices
  • Compress/resize large-sized 4K videos to 1080P, 720P, H.265 to save Mac, iPhone storage space
  • Edit 4K videos, trim, merge, crop, add watermark and subtitle
  • Adjust 4K video frame rate, bit rate, codec and more parameters
  • Fastest video processing speed and lossless video quality based on Intel QSV/Nvidia/AMD hardware acceleration techs.
  • Lossless output video quality ensured by high quality engine and Deinterlacing tech.

2. Download 4K, HD videos from YouTube and 300+ sites
3. Record Mac screen and shot videos with Mac’s built-in camera


Personally, i do a lot of video conversions and have went through many of such tools in the market. But when it came to Ultra HD 4K conversion, i found MacX Video Converter Pro the best in segment. Of course there are few more Video converters in the market that does this, but they surely compromise the Quality and video size. While on other hand, MacX was pretty surprising for me. It not only gives Ultra HD (4 x FHD) video quality but also saves a lot of GBs on your storage.

All thanks to its Hardware Acceleration Intel Quick Sync Video/Nvidia NVENC Hardware Acceleration tech, High Quality Engine and De-interlacing Engine that not only works on quality and size, but also does it 5x to 10x faster than any other converters. Furthermore, MacX Video Converter Pro lets you convert videos in over 370+ different file formats. If you are pro, simply select the format you want. And if you are new to this, you can select your device make / model from the list and convert. The tool has that simple user Interface.

Its Slideshow feature is yet another thing you might like. Create a beautiful slideshow movie of your memories more comfortably with this tool. Just add photos and background music, Done ! You can do this in 4K resolution too. Moreover, it also lets you Download online videos from over 300+ websites at the highest resolution and in any format to watch it on your mobile, tab, TV or any other.

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