MP4 to M4V: How to Convert MP4 to M4V on Mac

According to tech specs of Apple's products and your own experience, MP4 should be supported by QuickTime, iTunes, iPhone, iPod, and iPad. So why people are searching for a solution to convert MP4 to M4V? In fact, MP4 is a video container in which video can be encoded in different codecs like H.264 and MPEG-4. If your MP4 are encoded using an incompatible codec, they are not supported by QuickTime or your device. Plus, there are limits for each codec if you want to play MP4 video on your device.

Best Software to Convert MP4 to M4V on Mac

If your MP4 files are compressed in other codecs, or the video parameters exceed the limits, you have to convert MP4 to M4V to import to QuickTime or play on your portable devices. Fortunately, you don't have to be an expert to convert MP4 to M4V. Just get iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe, and you can turn incompatible MP4 to M4V format in a few clicks. If you know well about the video parameters, you can make changes to them if you want. Or simply use the preset profiles for iPhone, iPod, iPad, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc. No manual settings are required.

Get the Best MP4 to M4V Video Converter:

  • Only 3 simple steps to finish converting MP4 to M4V.
  • Edit MP4 files before converting to M4V, such as crop/trim your videos, add subtitles or watermarks to your MP4 files, and so on.
  • Easily convert videos between any standard/HD video or audio formats, including MP4, M4V, FLV, AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, MP3, AC3, WAV, etc.
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  • Perfectly compatible with macOS 10.6 and later, including the latest 10.14 Mojave. (Also works with any Windows PC)

Step-by-step Guide to Convert MP4 to M4V on Mac

Step 1. Add files to this MP4 to M4V converter

Start iSkysoft MP4 to M4V Video Converter for Mac after installation. When it opens, drag and drop MP4 files to the main window, or go to the main menu and click "Add Files" to import MP4 files.

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Step 2. Choose M4V as output format

You'll see the video appearing in the item tray. Next, go to the "Format" tray at bottom and choose "M4V" video format under the Video section. To change the format, resolution, bit rate and other video settings, mouse over the M4V format icon and click the "Encode Settings" button when it appears.

Note that all imported MP4 video will be converted to M4V format. Before MP4 to M4V conversion, you're able to editing MP4 video by clicking the "Edit" (Pen) button.

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Step 3. Start converting MP4 to M4V on Mac

Lastly, click the "Convert" button and all added MP4 video files will be converted automatically to M4V by this MP4 to M4V Converter Mac. When finished, the output folder will open so you can preview it or import to iTunes to sync to your device.

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Tips: If you select the iPhone, iPod or iPad preset as the output format, the converted video will be added to iTunes library automatically by default. No need to add to iTunes library yourself. By the way, if you want to convert M4V videos to MP4, please check here.

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Optional: Online MP4 to M4V Converter

If you don't want to install a computer program, you can also try online video converter to convert your MP4 videos to M4V. Try it below:

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Most Apple iOS devices support Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) encoded AVI videos as long as your video doesn't exceed the limit: 1280x720, 30 frames per second, and the audio is ulaw, PCM stereo audio. Technically, you can also convert MP4 to AVI to play on your iOS device.

iPhone supported MP4/M4V are as below:

For H.264 video: resolution - less than 1080p; frame rate - 30 fps; audio: AAC-LC encoded (up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo.
For MPEG-4 video: resolution - up to 640x480; frame rate - 30 fps; audio: AAC-LC encoded (up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo.

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