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How to Convert MP4 to MOV on MAC/Windows OS?

MP4 format videos are widely compatible by Apple products(Quicktime, iMovie, iPhone, iPad etc.), However, You may also come across with that MP4 can't be supported by Qucktime, iPad, iPhone. That is because MP4 can include different video codecs, such as MPEG-4 and H.264 etc. and not all of video codecs in MP4 can be accepted by Quictime, iMovie,iPhone etc. You need to use a video converting tools to transcode this type MP4 video to MOV which compatible the best with Apple products when come across such a problem.


Mac Video Converter is such a professional video converting software for Mac users to convert videos to any other formats on Mac including MP4, MOV MAC, WMV, MKV, AVI, TS, MTS and so on. Download the Mac mp4 to mov converter below and following the detailed tutorial to convert mp4 to mov on Mac OS.


Note: If you are using Windows OS and want to convert MP4 to MOV format, you can turn to Video Converter for Windows here.


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Step 1: Add MP4 to the Program

Click "Add Video" button to select MP4 files you would like to convert. you can also directly  drag-and-drop files into. (support batch of files, input files from your hard drive, usb device, camcorder, media players etc …)


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Step 2: Choose Output Video Format MOV

Select each file and choose the output format like mov in "Profile".
Select video and audio quality that you need.
Set an output folder by "Output" for the destination files.


Step 3: Video Effect Settings

Click “Edit” button to crop, trim, adjust and watermark video to satisfy your needs.


Step 3: Edit Output Videos As Need

Step 4: Convert .mp4 to .mov for Mac

When you have got ready for the settings for the added videos in the video converter program, you can click "Convert" button to start to convert mp4 to mov. Just for a while, the conversion will be finished and you can enjoy it freely.



Extended Knowledge: What is a MPEG 4 file?


MP4 is an abbreviated term for MPEG-4 Part 14. It may also be referred to as MPEG-4 AVC, which stands for Advanced Video Coding. As the name suggests, this is a format for working with video files and was first introduced in 1998. The MPEG refers to Motion Pictures Expert Group who is responsible for setting the industry standards regarding digital audio and video.


Here is the detailed video guide

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