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Four Easy Steps to Free Convert MP4 to MOV Format on Mac

Convert MP4 to MOV on Mac

When it comes to a video format, MP4 may first come into your mind since this MPEG-4 Part 14 file format enables you to limitlessly access to almost all media players. However, even though such multimedia container is near-perfect, there still has something to improve.

Although MP4's file structure is based on Apple's QuickTime technology, its data embedded in this MPEG-4 Part 14 file, like MPEG-4 Part 10 (known as H.264/MPEG-4 AVC), MPEG-4 Part 2, etc, causes a codec problem which doesn't work well with Apple products. As a result, if you'd like to edit these MP4 videos in iMovie or play MP4 on iPhone, iPad, iTunes, etc, you'd better convert MP4 to MOV on Mac first because the MOV container is the default format of Mac OS X and performs optimum compatibility with Apple devices (iMovie, iTunes, QuickTime Player, iPhone, iPad, Final Cut Pro, etc).

Convert MP4 to MOV Format on Mac with Free Video Converting Software

To maximize the accessibility to your video files and experience a smooth MP4 to MOV conversion on Mac computer, you can make a switch to the best Mac video converter to fulfill your needs. Here MacX Video Converter Free Edition is highly recommended for it not only helps you free convert MP4 to MOV on Mac OS X at blazingly fast speed but also let you repair corrupted MP4 video files on Mac with highest possible quality restored.

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After free converting video to MOV on Mac, you can resort to the MacXDVD's super star product - MacX MediaTrans to transfer MOV video from Mac to iPhone 7/Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7/6s/6/Plus, iPad Pro, iPad mini/Air series, iPods, as well as backup video, music, photos and more from iOS iPhone iPad to Mac computer.

How to Convert Video from MP4 to MOV on MacBook/iMac Retina

Step 1: Import MP4 File
Free download MP4 to MOV converting freeware on Mac, install and run it, import MP4 video by clicking "Add File" button.

Step 2: Select Output Format
If you want to decode MP4 videos to MOV on Mac for editing in iMovie or playing on QuickTime, iTunes, iPhone, etc you can select "MOV" as output format. The optimized default settings ensure the best output quality. This free MP4 to MOV converter for Mac also supports to free convert MOV to MP4 on Mac, convert MP4 on Mac, MP4 to WMV, MP4 to WebM, MP4 to FLV, MP4 to MKV for uploading video to YouTube, edit video in iMovie, and playing video on iPhone ipad Android, etc with remarkable video quality.

How to Convert MP4 to MOV

Step 3: Select the Output Folder
Specify output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

Step 4: Press the "RUN" button
Click "RUN" button to start MP4 to MOV conversion with this free MP4 to MOV converter tool. You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime. With this free Mac MP4 to MOV video converter in handy, a few mouse clicks will convert the video file on Mac at no cost.

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