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Convert MP4 to MOV

With our free online converter, you can convert mp4 files to mov as well as a variety of other formats.

Converting your mp4 file to mov is easy with these steps.

Converting your mov file to mp4 is easy with these steps.

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Step 1

Upload mp4-file

You can select mp4 file you want to convert from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or simply drag and drop it onto the page.
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Step 2

Select «to mov»

Choose mov or any of the other 200+ supported formats you'd like to convert to.
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Step 3

Download your mov file

Please wait for the conversion to complete, then click on the download button to obtain your converted file in the mov format.

Converting mp4 to mov

Fast and easy
Simply drag and drop your mp4 files onto the webpage, and you'll be able to convert them to mov or over 250 different file formats, all without having to register, provide an email address, or include a watermark.
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As soon as you upload your mp4 files, we instantly delete them. Converted files are then deleted after 24 hours. Furthermore, we ensure that all file transfers are secure through advanced SSL encryption.
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MPEG-4 Video File

Extension.mp4
Category🔵 video
Programs
🔵 Microsoft Windows Media Player
🔵 VLC media player
🔵 MPlayer
🔵 Eltima Elmedia Player
🔵 Winamp
🔵 Apple QuickTime Player
🔵 Apple iTunes
Description🔵

MP4 is one of the popular digital multimedia formats. The original name is MPEG-4 Part 14. It is one of the most versatile digital multimedia formats because it can play both video and audio files.

Besides, you can use MP4 file formats for many other purposes, such as streaming over the Internet and storing still images.

The characteristics of MP4 files include but are not limited to:

  1. MP4 file formats are mostly preferred by users because of the versatile use that includes playing audio and video files.
  2. You can use MP4 to stream or watch live events over the Internet.
  3. MP4 file stores multiple data types, such as audio, video, scene descriptors, and object descriptors.
Technical details🔵

How to create and how to open an MP4 file

You can create an MP4 file by recording video with your device or by using certain software.

You can also use various converters to convert videos to MP4 file formats.

How to Open an MP4 File

Almost all the video players open an MP4 file because MP4 is a standardized digital file format.

You can open an MP4 file in several ways, such as using either the Windows Media PlayerorVLC Media Player.

Some of the others that can open the MP4 file are QuickTime (for macOS), MPlayer, VLC Media Player, and X Codec Pack.

Which other formats MP4 can be converted into and why

MP4 is widely used as a video file format because of the efficient video compression scheme that prevents data loss when converting.

Besides, you can use a lot of tools to seamlessly convert your MP4 file to another file format. Some of the popular video formats are:

  1. 1. m4w
  2. 2. mkw
  3. 3. mov
  4. 4. avi
  5. 5. flv

MP4 is supported by almost any device that is able to play video. However sometimes a user might need to convert it to another format. MKV is well known for being able to store a huge amount of information like dozens of audio streams and subtitles. WMV format provides better compression than MP4 does.

Developer🔵 Moving Picture Experts Group
MIME type
🔵 audio/mp4
🔵 video/mp4

QuickTime Movie

Extension.mov
Category🔵 video
Programs
🔵 CyberLink PowerDirector
🔵 Roxio Easy Media Creator
Main program🔵 Apple QuickTime Player
Description🔵 Apple develops the MOV video format for QuickTime player and video clips. It is equally compatible with Microsoft and macOS systems. MOV files can be used to store two or more than two tracks, and it can be an audio, video, text, image, or any other file or effect. This makes it a highly flexible file format, and it is trendy for music and video editing.
Technical details🔵 MOV files contain various tracks containing the factual data or the data for editing in the form of hierarchy or atoms. Atoms might be single or in association with other atoms, and they can perform either of these two actions simultaneously. MPV and MP4 files use the same MPEG-4 file container, and they consider QuickTime as a standard with their support. The earlier versions of the QuickTime player only allowed the users to view the MOV files, while the later versions also let the users edit the data and export it to various systems.
Developer🔵 Apple
MIME type
🔵 video/quicktime
🔵 video/x-quicktime
🔵 image/mov
🔵 audio/aiff
🔵 audio/x-midi
🔵 audio/x-wav
🔵 video/avi

FAQ

❓ How do I change mp4 to mov?
To get started, either pick a file you want to convert from mp4 and select it or drag and drop it into the conversion tool. Next, select the desired format that you wish to convert your file to. Once you have selected the format, click the "convert" button and wait for the tool to finish converting your file.
⏳ What is the estimated time it will take to convert mp4 to mov?
Typically, image conversions only take a few seconds, so you can expect a speedy conversion when changing mp4 to mov.
🛡️ Can I trust OnlineConvertFree to convert mp4 to mov securely?
Absolutely! We take your security seriously, and guarantee the protection of your uploaded and converted files. No one will have access to your information since we delete all files once the conversion process is complete. You can trust that all types of conversions, including mp4 to mov, are 100% safe on OnlineConvertFree.
📱 Is it possible to convert mp4 to mov without having to install any software?
Yes, that's right! OnlineConvertFree doesn't require any installation, which means that you can convert any files, including mp4 to mov, on your computer or mobile device, completely online.