3 Best Ways to Convert MOV File to MP4

MOV is a popular format developed by Apple. It is particularly supported by QuickTime. And you can play the MOV videos on Macs, iPad, iPhone and other Apple devices. However, there will be incompatible issue with the MOV format, which is MOV format cannot be supported by many other different platforms. For example, you are not able to play the MOV videos on your Android devices, unless you convert the MOV to Android compatible format like MP4. The way to convert MOV file to MP4 format is to apply a program that comes with the ability to convert videos to other format. In this guide, we will show you three easy ways to convert MOV to MP4.

Part 1. The Best Way to Convert MOV to MP4

The easiest way for MOV to MP4 conversion is to use iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. This is a video converter for MOV to MP4 transform as easy as a pie. And you can use it to convert different video and audio format to more than 150 formats. It allows you to do the video conversion process without loss of quality. Before converting the MOV video, you are able to edit the MOV files to enhance the quality or make them more attractive. It supports to convert the videos directly to iPhone, Android devices, iPad, PlayStation, Samsung devices, and many more.

Key Features of This MOV to MP4 Converter

  • It is a high quality video converter allowing to convert video losslessly quality.
  • 90X faster video conversion speed with no compromise on large files and multiple files.
  • Support to convert videos in any formats, audio files and media files from devices.
  • Smartly download online videos and directly convert to your desired formats.
  • Directly transfer the output videos to your phone or tablet devices, or burn to DVD.

Steps on How to Convert MOV to MP4 without Losing Quality

Step 1. Load MOV files to the MOV to MP4 Program

After you have downloaded and installed the video converter MOV to MP4 program, launch the program on your computer. In the main interface, click on the “Convert” tab to go into the video conversion operation interface.
Now you have several ways to load your MOV files to the video converter. You can open your local folder where saved the MOV files. And directly drag and drop the MOV file you want to the program interface. The file will be loaded to the video converter. Alternatively, you can click on the “Add Files” button and select the MOV file to import it to the program.

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Step 2. Select "MP4" as the output format

And it is the process straight forward to select the output format. You will have 150+ output format to choose. Simply click on the format icon to get the output format options. To convert MOV to MP4, you can click on the “Video” tab and select MP4 option. This smart video converter allows you to customize the output video parameters. You can select your desired video resolution. Click on the “Edit” button, you are able to set the bitrate, frame rate, encoder, etc.

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Step 3. Start MOV to MP4 Conversion

The last step is to activate the conversion process. Just click on the “Convert” button on the right bottom of the program interface. This video converter allows you to convert multiple MOV files to MP4 or other formats individually. So you can import more than one MOV videos to the program. And select the output format for each video. Then click on the “Convert All” button to start the conversion.

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Part 2. How to Use QuickTime to Convert MOV to MP4

QuickTime is also developed by Apple Inc. It is an extensible multimedia framework with the ability to handle a variety of video and audio formats. This multimedia framework can well support formats include MOV, AIFF, MP4, MPEG, MP3, JPEG, WAVE, TIFF, and more. QuickTime can play, convert, edit, record and share your video clips on your Mac. QuickTime is specially designed to play MOV video format. And it also comes with the function of converting MOV to MP4 format. QuickTime might pre-install on your Mac and other Apple devices, and it is free use for playing and converting videos.

How to Convert MOV to MP4 in QuickTime:

Step 1. Install QuickTime on your computer.

If you did not get QuickTime on your Mac, just download QuickTime from Apple.com. And install the program as the instruction guided. Note that you will not able to activate the QuickTime Pro from QuickTime Player. You only can get old version of QuickTime 7 first, and then activate the QuickTime Pro by entering your Pro version registration key.

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Step 2. Load the MOV file to the QuickTime

Launch the QuickTime, and in the main interface, click on the “File” button, and click the “Open File…” option to select the MOV file from your local hard drive to import it to the program.
You can use another direct way to import the MOV file to the QuickTime. That is to right click on the MOV file, and select QuickTime as the open program. Then your MOV file will be opened in QuickTime.

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Step 3. Change MOV File to MP4

Next step is to click on the “File” button and select the “Export” option. And in the output setting window, you can select to export the video as MP4 format. And then click on the “Save” button to change the format from MOV to MP4.

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Part 3. Convert MOV to MP4 using Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter

Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter is another way to convert MOV to MP4 free of charge. It is a free MOV to MP4 converter program, allowing you to convert many popular video and audio format to MP4 format. The output MP4 is a standard format that can be compatible with devices and media players, including iPhone, Samsung Series, iPad, HTC, Xtreamer player, Asus player, and more. Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter comes with many conversion profiles especially for the media conversion tasks. It is easy-to-use so the novice users can handle it easily.

How to Convert MOV to MP4 in Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter:

Step 1. Install Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter

The installation step is as easy as you install other program. After download the program, double click on the program to activate the installation wizard. And then follow the steps to install the program.

Step 2. Import the MOV file to the program

Pazera Free MP4 Video Converter allows you to import the media files in a drag-n-drop way. You only need to drag and drop the MOV file to the main interface of the program. And it will load the file and list it in the main interface.

Step 3. Start to Convert MOV to MP4

In the output window, you can set the output directory, file name prefix and suffix, and choose the .mp4 as the output file extension. And you can customize the bitrate, frame rate, display aspect and encoding threads for the output file. And then click on the “Convert” button to convert the MOV file to MP4 format.

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