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H.265/HECV videos becomes more and more popular for their super high definition and smaller size than the same quality H.264 video. But for iCloud users, putting these H.265/HECV videos to iCloud seems not to be easy cause iCloud natively can’t support H.265 videos.
From iCloud.com, iCloud supports to accept 3GP, AVI, MV, MP4, M4V, WMV, VOB, MPEG, etc but not includes H.265 video. So if you want to upload H.265/HEVC video to iCloud, you have to re-encode these H.265 video to H.264 format for iCloud.
To finish the task, you will need to have a reliable H.265 Video Converter to do the job. Among all available H.265 Video Converters in the market,Pavtube Video Converter claims one of the top one to meet the H.265 to H.264 MP4 encoding need. Based on my testing, it works perfectly and now I’d like to share it with all of you.
How to re-encode H.265/HEVC video to H.264 for iCloud?
Step 1. Import H.265/HEVC video
Click the “Add video” button to import H.265/HEVC video into the application.
Step 2. Set output format
Click on “Format” bar to select output format. Here you can choose H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 MP4, WMV, AVI, WMA, etc any one iCloud supported format as target format on Window. Here, we choose H.264 mp4 as the target format for its wide compatibility with all kinds of devices.
Step 3. Start transcoding H.265/HEVC
Click the “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to start transcoding H.265/HEVC video for iCloud. After conversion click “Open” to find the generated videos and upload them to iCloud smoothly.
How to upload H.265 video to iCloud?
This process is the same as uploading a photo onto the iCloud and is very simple to carry out.
Hold ‘Control’, click the file and compress it to a .zip file Change the extension of the file from .zip to .txt as before Go to iCloud on your web browser, log in and go onto iWork. Upload the .txt version of the video file When this has uploaded, go to iCloud on your other computer and download the .txt file. When it has downloaded, locate it in your downloads folder, rename it by removing the .txt extension and replacing it with .zip (so converting it back to a .zip file) and double click the file to open You should then have your video!