Convert H.265 to MPEG-2

Have shot some video in H.265/HEVC format with your Samsung NX1/NX500 or DJI Drone camera and wish to view the video on DVD player or load into professional NLE editing software such as Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects CC, etc. Then, it is a good option for you to transcode H.265 to MPEG-2, which can be opened by DVD player or loaded into above listed professional editing software.

How to transcode H.265 to MPEG-2?

To encode MPEG-2 from H.265, you will need a specific H.265 decoder software. Although there are many H.265 converter application on the market can assist you to complete the job such as DVDFab, Cinemartin Cinec, MediaCoder, FFmpeg, however, you may be disappointed to find that some program like Cinemartin Cinec and FFmpeg are too complicated to operate, others like MediaCoder won’t offer the MPEG-2 output format options. There are still some program such as DVDFab won’t ensure you to produce a video with good quality.

Best tool to transcode H.265 to MPEG-2

If you are looking for a simple to use, powerful, reliable yet cross-platform H.265 to MPEG-2 conversion application, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter to you. The program is available on Windows 10/8.1/8/7, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Mac version – Pavtube Video Converter for Mac for macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.

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With the program, you can batch load multiple H.265 video into the application for conversion at one time to save your precious time. The program has full support for both 4K/HD H.265/HEVC codec wrapped with either MP4 or MKV container format. It not only facilitates you to encode H.265 to MPEG-2 digital file formats for distributing on DVD disc, TV station, TV receivers, DVD players, but also helps to you to directly transcode MPEG-2 to NLE software such as Premiere Pro, Premiere Elements, Sony Vegas Pro, Sony Movie Studio Platinum, After Effects CC, etc specially optimized MPEG-2 editing formats with the optimal editing settings.

Step by Step to Convert H.265 to MPEG-2 with Best Quality

Step 1: Load H.265/HEVC files.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import H.265/HEVC files video files into the program.

Load H.265/HEVC files

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select to output “MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” under “Common Video” main category.

Output H.265 to MPEG-2 format

You can also choose to output NLE editing software preset profile “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” under “Adobe Premiere/Son…” main category.

Output NLE software preset profile formats

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Step 4: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from H.265 to MPEG-2 format

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can easily play converted files on DVD player or loaded into NLE editing software.

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