MOV to WMV: How to Convert MOV to WMV on Windows PC or Mac

MOV and WMV are the two main video formats for Mac and Windows respectively. If you try to share some interesting MOV movies on Mac with your Windows friends, you will come to know that Windows Media Player cannot play MOV files. Also, some video sharing sites doesn't accept MOV files. In these cases, you will need to convert MOV to WMV first. This article will show you how to convert MOV and play WMV video on Mac or Windows computer.

Part 1. How to Convert QuickTime MOV to WMV on Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

If you're a Windows user and have received MOV files from Mac users, you can also easily convert MOV to WMV on your Windows computer by using the best QuickTime to WMV Video Converter for Windows - iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. If you want, this software also enables you to burn videos to DVD. Now you can act as the following tutorial to convert MOV to WMV as you need.

Best MOV to WMV Video Converter for Windows - iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe

Convert QuickTime MOV videos to WMV with simple clicks:

  • Convert MOV to WMV, MP4, FLV, 3GP, AVI or 150+ video or audio format with ease.
  • Edit MOV videos before converting to WMV. You can crop and trim your video, or add effects, watermarks and subtitles, etc. to your video.
  • Easily tranfer converted MOV video to your mobile devices or even external hard drive with USB Cable connected.
  • Download online videos from 1,000+ online video sharing websites, like YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo, Netflix etc.
  • Provide with a toolbox which allows you to make GIF, converter VR videos, record screen or add metadata, etc.
  • Perfectly compatible with Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista and macOS 10.6 and above, up to the lastest 10.12.

Easy Steps to Convert MOV to WMV on Windows PC

Step 1. Add MOV Files to the WMV Converter

After downloading and installing MOV to WMV Converter for Windows on your PC, run the converter and go to "Convert" tab. Click "Add Files" button to select MOV files from your local folder, or drag your media files to the program directly. Alternatively, you could also import directly from your mobile devices or camcorder, using the drop-down icon beside.

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Step 2. Select WMV as Output Format

From the output tab on the right side of each video clip, click the small down arrow to get drop-down format list. Select "WMV" from "Video" tab as the output format. With the pen icon opened, you can set encode settings to adjust the bit rate, resolution or other parameters if you need.

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Step 3. Start to Convert MOV Files to WMV

Select "Preference" of the Menu, and then "Location" to specify a directory for the output WMV files, or the default folder will be used. Then click the "Convert" button on each video clip or "Convert All" to start MOV to WMV conversion in Windows. When finished, you will be able to play or edit your WMV files in the destination folder.

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Part 2. How to Convert QuickTime MOV to WMV on Mac (macOS 10.12 Sierra Included)

In order to convert .mov to .wmv, you have to get a professional MOV to WMV Video Converter like iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. This QuickTime MOV to WMV converter programs allows you to convert any video formats in a few clicks without any quality loss. The converted WMV files can be played, edited and shared effortlessly both in Windows and Mac. What's more, this converter comes with an intuitive user interface, which allows even the most inexperienced users to start to convert QuickTime to WMV in no time.

3 Simple Steps to Convert MOV to WMV on Mac

Step 1. Import MOV Files to the WMV Converter Mac

You can opt for the manual way of adding files by choosing "Add Files". The more intuitive way is to use the drag-and-drop functionality to import files. The converter lets you add multiple MOV files at a time and convert them in batch. For videos in your mobile devices or camcorder, click the drop-down icon to import directly from there.

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Step 2. Select WMV as Output Format

From the "Video" format list, select "WMV" as the output format. Before proceeding to convert the MOV video, you can edit your video and apply some cool affects to your video. All starts from clicking the "Edit" icons under the video preset window of the item bar.

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Step 3: Start Converting MOV to WMV on Mac

Press the "Convert" button to get the conversion started. In a couple of minutes, the conversion will be completed. If you have added several conversion tasks, you can click "Convert All" button and it may take a while. But you can let the converter power off your computer when it is done.

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Optional: Online MOV to WMV Converter

You can also try online video converter to convert your MOV videos to WMV, if you don't want to install a computer program. Try it below:

Note: Because the online tool doesn't support "https", so if the content below was blank, please manually click the "Shield" icon on the right of your browser address bar to load the script. This action is secure without any harm to your data or computer.

Tips: How to Play WMV Videos on Mac

#1: Play WMV on Mac with Flip4Mac

To play WMV files on Mac, you can install Flip4Mac, a QuickTime component that enables QuickTime to play WMV on Mac. But if you want more advanced feature like video conversion, you will need to pay $49.00. Compared to that, iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac is obviously a better choice.

#2: Play WMV on Mac with VLC Player

VLC player is a free player and compatile with both Mac OS X and Windows PC. With this free player installed on your Mac machine, you can directly import your WMV files to the player and play them without processing conversion steps.

iSkysoft Editor
Jul 17,2017 16:13 pm / Posted by to Convert MOV

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