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How to Convert MP4 to MOV on Mac

Old 09-23-2012, 08:33 PM
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How to Convert MP4 to MOV on Mac

"I downloaded some MP4 videos from online and I want to edit them in iMovie. But it seems that iMovie can't recognize the files. Don't iMovie support MP4? What should I do?"

Have you ever come into the problems like Anny who asked the question online? The problem is that some MP4 format (like MPEG-4 Part 14 and HD MP4) don't work well with Apple products and software.

As the popularity of Apple products, MOV format become one of the most popular video format. The best benefit for Apple enthusiastic fan is that MOV format is highly supported by all Apple series products. So if you have the problem like Anny, you'd better
convert MP4 to MOV.

To complete the conversion on Mac, the best solution is Video Converter for Mac. You can esily
convert MP4 videos to MOV without quality-loss. Not only convert MP4 files to MOV, you can also convert any video to another format or convert video to your portable devices.
How to convert MP4 to MOV on Mac step-by-step?

This is a guide for Mac users. If you want to convert on Windows OS, you can go to the Video Converter guide for more details.

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Step 1 Free download and run the Video Converter for Mac

Find the downloaded files in your library and run it directly. And then you can copy the app to the apps folder or desktop.

MP4 to MOV converterfor Mac main interface
Step 2 Import MP4 file to prepare the MP4 to MOV conversion

Two ways are allowed by this easy-to-use video converter:

1 Follow words as below: Menu > File > Import > Add Video Files.

2 Drag and drop the videos to the converter.

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Step3 Select MOV as the output format

Click the icon of “output settings” and choose the MOV format under the list of Common Format. Or you can select the output as your Apple Devices or Apple Software. If you are aiming to convert MP4 to HD MOV, you can choose HD MOV under list of HD Movie.

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Step 4 Start the MP4 to MOVconversion

After the 3 preparing steps, you can get the MOV video by clicking the “Start”. The converter will show you the output folder automatically when the conversion accomplish.

Tips for better MP4 to MOV conversion:

1 This is a converter designed for Mac OS X 10.5 or above (Lion included).

2 You can take screenshot when you are previewing the video with the built-in player.

Try to convert MP4 to MOV now or get more info of the Video Converter for Mac:
Related Articles:

1. How to convert MPEG to MOV on Mac.

2. How to convert AVI to MOV on Mac.

3. How to convert MP4 to 3GP on Mac.
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