How do you convert video with a resolution of 1920×1080 to 1280×720?

In other words how do you convert to ? You can do it with a or video converter software.

No Software Installation Required

You don’t need a video editor or converter installed in your computer to convert 1080p to 720p.

You can convert 1080p to 720p online for free

Provided your 1080p file size isn’t a large one.

Why Convert 1080p to 720p?

Before we go into that, let’s look at why you would want to convert 1080p video to 720p.

File size of 720p video is much smaller and you save storage space

720p offers smoother playback on older devices.

helps you save a lot of space, energy consumption and also provides a smooth picture playback.

Use Video Online Convert Service


Select Convert to MP4

From the left Converter panel choose Convert to MP4

You’ll be brought to the File Upload section of the online video converter.

As you can see below, you’re allowed to upload your file by dragging and dropping the files or simply navigating to your file or via Google Drive or Dropbox.

I’ve selected a 1080p file here and as we can see the resolution is 1920 x 1080 when I checked the properties.

So the next step is I’ll upload this file.

You’ll see the file uploading in progress.

Once the file is uploaded choose the output settings by clicking on Preset. We’ll choose 1280 x 720 as the resolution and match the frame rate of the original file -30p.

We’ll leave the other settings at default and hit the Start conversion button either above or below.

File is converted and processed.

You may then proceed to download the file.

Navigate to the download folder. We now want to check whether the 1080p file has been converted to 720p.

We’ will now play back the file in VLC Media Player and see if the 1080p file has been converted to 720p.

An free online converter service would work fine if you convert 1080p to 720 with a small file size.

Online Video Convert allows only an file size of 100MB each time under a free registered account. If you want to upload a bigger file size then you would have to sign up for a premium account.