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How to Convert DV to MOV

DV, a.k.a Digital Video, refers to the video data recorded by the digital cameras. It's developed jointly by Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Sharp, Toshiba, Canon, and a number of well-known home appliances giant. To import DV to iMovie for editing or upload them to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo for sharing, you need to convert them to MOV format first.

If you don't understand any encoding and decoding technology, and don't want to go that far, a professional and easy to use video converter is a great help. Here, Wondershare Video Converter for Mac (Video Converter for Windows) is highly recommended. It directly offers the QuickTime MOV format that plays perfectly and it renders smaller size than original file with lossless quality. Meanwhile, with its embeded editing feature, you can touch up your videos quickly and easily. Now let's walk through the detail process in Mac version, if you want to convert DV to MOV in Windows system, please refer to User Guide in Windows.

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1 Load DV videos to the DV to MOV video converter

Transfer your videos to your computer by a USB cable or Firewire. Then Drag & drop DV files to the program. Or go to the "File" menu, choose "Add Media Files" to locate the AVI files you want to add. If you want to do batch conversionn, you can add more than one file.

See the program window below, if you want to merge several video clips into one large file, just check out the "Merge All Video" option.


2 Set MOV as the output format

Now you come to the format drop-down list, choose DV from "Video" as the output format. If you are not satisfied with the current video settings, you can adjust them by clicking the gear "Setting" icon.

If you want to play the converted files on Apple device like iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, etc, you can just choose the presets from "Devices" category, they usually play perferctly on them.

DV to MOV converter

Before the video conversion, you can:

Delete the unwanted part by trimming the video files.
Get rid of the black borders by cropping.
Customize the video by changing video effect.

Just click "Edit" image beside the video title to access the edit window.

3 Start DV to MOV conversion

When all adjustment satisfied, now you come to the last step. Click the "Convert" button to let the Video Converter for Mac do the rest for you. Just in a second the conversion is done.

convert DV to MOV

What's more:

Wondershare Video Converter for Mac is an solid video converter that supports standard video formats like MP4, M4V, WMV, MPG, MPEG, MOV, TS, FLV, 3GP etc. and HD video like avchd(MTS/M2TS), avchd Lite, MOD/TOD, HD WMV, HD TS, HD MPG etc. It can also extract audios from videos and convert them into MP3, AAC, AC3 formats.

Free download below DV to MOV converter:

Please get the tutorial here.

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