How to Convert QuickTime MOV to MP4 Fastest in Mac/Win(Win 8 included)
A common reason why we convert MOV files to MP4 files is so the videos may be played on Blackberry, PDA, Smartphone or PSP. MOV is the standard Apple QuickTime format while MP4 is a new compact video container format which enables a combination of different types of multimedia data (video, audio and text). It is a straightforward process to convert QuickTime MOV to MP4 on Win (including Windows 8) or Mac when there is an QuickTime MOV to MP4 converter.
- Part 1: How to Convert QuickTime MOV format to MP4 format in Windows (Windows 8 included)
- Part 2: How to Convert QuickTime MOV format to MP4 format in Mac
Free download and install the MOV video to MP4 Video converter on your PC (Windows 8 supported). It takes us only four steps to convert MOV files to MP4 files, or to convert MP4 to MOV, in Windows.
Note: The product for Win has been upgraded. Now, it can convert videos and DVDs 30X faster than before and without quality loss.
Step 1. Add files to the QuickTime MOV to MP4 converter
Launch the video converter and then click Add Files in order to add the files you want to convert. You can add several files in one go as the converter supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Video Editing (Optional)
Select the video you want to edit and hit Edit for the editing functions. This MOV video to MP4 video Converter provides us clipping, cropping, merging and other functions.
Step 3. Output Format Setting
Hit the Format icon on the right-hand side of the main interface and select MP4 as the output formats. After that, you can (or optionally) define the output profile by clicking the Settings button.
Step 4. Start QuickTime MOV to MP4 now
Hit the Convert button when everything is set and the conversions will be completed automatically. Now all you have to do is to wait and hit Open Finder to enjoy the videos!
In fact, this MOV video to MP4 video converter for Win (Windows 8 supported) can convert almost all of the popular multimedia formats with the steps above. Watch the video tutorial below:
Difference between QuickTime and WMP:
1. QuickTime was created for Mac OS while Windows Media Player was created for Windows OS, yet you can get QuickTime for Windows or WMP for Mac;
2. QuickTime has its own extension called .mov while WMP's is .wmv and .wma;
3. WMP does not have editing capabilities while QuickTime does in its Pro package for a price.
To convert MOV files to MP4 files in Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion etc., you need Video Converter for Mac for help. This Mac app performs as perfectly as the Windows version mentioned in the part 1 does: extremely quick conversion speed, loss-less video quality and broad format support:
- Drag and drop your MOV file into the Mac MOV to MP4 converter;
- Set MP4 as your format. Presets for iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMovie, HTC and much more are offered so that you can directly choose your output format by your device or app name;
- Click Convert to convert your MOV files to MP4 files in Mac.
Convert MP4 to iPad: Although iPad can accept MP4 files, you could not play your MP4 files on the device sometimes because of video codec issue. However, this article will let you play any MP4 file on iPad without any hassle.
Edit MP4 Files: This guide shows you how to edit MP4 files with stunning effects to create great videos quickly and easily, such as cropping, trimming, rotating, adding cool effects and so on.
Burn MP4 to DVD: Want to burn MP4 to a DVD disc? Here, you can learn how to burn MP4 videos to a professional-looking DVD disc in a few clicks.
Convert MOV to MPG: A reliable MOV to MPG video converter is provided here to help you convert MOV to MPG for convenient playback on players or others.
Convert MOV to FLV: If you want to convert MOV to FLV for streaming video over internet, a MOV to FLV helper is indispensable for you.