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Only Three Steps to Convert MP4 to MOV Format on Mac OS X El Capitan

November 13 2015 , Written by Bonnie

Description: This is an easy tutorial which mainly concerns on how to convert video from MP4 to MOV format on Mac OS X El Capitan with 3 simple steps.

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, especially MP4's complicated codec. 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 including iMovie, iTunes, QuickTime Player, iPhone, iPad, Final Cut Pro, etc.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is a professional video converter. It can convert MP4 to MOV on Mac OS X El Capitan quickly with three steps. This powerful video converter also can convert various videos to any video format on Mac or Windows.

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How to Convert MP4 to MOV Format on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Step 1: Select "Add video" option to import the MP4 files. Or you can directly add MP4 videos to the program with drag and drop method.


Step 2: Set output video format as MOV - QuickTime(*.mov) under Format > Common Video.


Tip: Before conversion, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 3: Finally, tap the "Star conversion" button at the bottom right corner to start MP4 to MOV conversion. After the conversion, you can get the encoded files under "Open" panel. Import the converted MOV files to play on your desire devices or edit in NLEs. Hava a try.

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