How to Convert MP4 to QuickTime (Windows 8 included)
Does QuickTime play MP4 files? Many QuickTime users feel confused about this question. Because sometimes, they can play MP4 in QuickTime, and occasionally, their QuickTime won't play MP4 files. Why? In fact, MP4 is a multimedia container format, differing in video codecs. However, QuickTime player just supports a few video codecs in MP4 format. It means if your mp4 files contain QuickTime-incompatible video codecs, you're not able to play them in the Apple player.
Suppose you have some MP4 videos that QuickTime can't support. Well, what should you do if you'd like to play them in QuickTime? One of the doable solutions is to convert MP4 to QuickTime with an intuitive video converter. You can use Wondershare MP4 to QuickTime converter — Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ). It lets you convert MP4 files to a high-quality QuickTime video with a few clicks (Windows 8 included), so you can enjoy your digital life in QuickTime better.
Now, download and install Wondershare MP4 to QuickTime by clicking the link below:
Step 1: Add MP4 videos to the MP4 to QuickTime converter
Go to "Convert" tab, and in the submenu, choose the "Add Files" option. At this time, you have the chance to browse your computer. Just navigate to the fold where your MP4 files are stored, and then select your wanted ones to import to this app. Or if your MP4 files are at handy, just directly drag them to this program.
Step 2: Choose an QuickTime-compatible format
We know, QuickTime naturally supports MOV format. So here, we select MOV as the output format. To do it, just hit the format icon in the "Output Format" pane, in the popping-up format list, select "MOV" from the "Format">"Video" category. Please rest assured that the output format is absolutely compatible with QuickTime.
Step 3: Start to convert MP4 to QuickTime
Click "Convert" to start converting MP4 to a QuickTime-friendly video format. Immediately, you can see this app is converting your files, with the progress bar showing. When the conversion is finished, just click "Open Folder" to find the output files.
Now, run your QuickTime player, and then drag one of the converted files from the output folder to QuickTime's Play interface. To your surprise, it's playing the video.
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