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Tutorial - How to Convert MOV to MP4 on Mac?

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What is MOV

MOV is an MPEG-4 video container and also a common multimedia format using a proprietary compression algorithm developed by Apple Computer. It is mainly used in Apple's Quicktime for saving movies and other video files, compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Some DVCPRO (HD) files are also MOV ones.

Why Convert MOV to MP4

MOV is the format that was developed by Apple as a standard for playing video on Macs. However, its incompatibility with other platforms and devices can be a problem for many users. For example, MOV videos can't be played on Android devices unless you can track down a special application to convert it to MP4 which is more widely supported by most devices and operating system.

How to Convert MOV to MP4

Free Video Converter for Mac is an efficient software application designed for converting MOV files to MP4 without loss of quality. It supports more than 300 video formats and after giving it a try, you will know that it's definitely worth for your download!

Step 1. Input Video

After launching of Free Video Converter for Mac, click "Open" and in the activated window choose the video file you want to convert, then click "Open".

Input Video

Step 2. Choose Output Format

In the dropdown menu of "Please choose a profile", a bunch of video profiles will be listed and choose "MP4" as the output format. To quickly find the format needed, just input the format in the box of "Search profile".

Choose Output Format

Step 3. Start Video Conversion

Click "Convert" to start video conversion. When the process is complete, click "Open" and you can find the converted video in the source folder with the name of "xxx_1.mp4".

More advanced functions are available to suit your needs: cut video, add overlay image/text to video and specify the value of volume and echo.

Start Video Conversion

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