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Convert MP4 to MOV

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How to convert mp4 to mov?

How to convert mov to mp4?
Step 1

Upload mp4-file

Select mp4 file, which you want to convert, from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page.
Step 2

Convert mp4 to mov

Select mov or any other format, which you want to convert.
Step 3

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Wait till your conversion process will be completed and click download converted mov file.

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MPEG-4 Video File

File extension .mp4
File category video
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.

Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VLC media player
MPlayer
Eltima Elmedia Player
Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
MIME type
audio/mp4
video/mp4

QuickTime Movie

File extension .mov
File category video
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.
Programs
CyberLink PowerDirector
Roxio Easy Media Creator
Main program Apple QuickTime Player
Developer Apple
MIME type
video/quicktime
video/x-quicktime
image/mov
audio/aiff
audio/x-midi
audio/x-wav
video/avi

FAQ

❓ How can I convert mp4 to mov?
Firstly, select a mp4 file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select mov or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert mp4 to mov?
Video conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert mp4 to mov very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert mp4 to mov on OnlineConvertFree?
Sure! We delete your uploaded and converted files, so nobody has access to your information. All types of conversion on OnlineConvertFree (including mp4 to mov) is 100% safe.
📱 Can I convert mp4 to mov without software installation?
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