How-to-tip: Convert QT MOV to MP4 with No Quality Loss

There are so many digital video formats around the world for video storage. All different video formats have individual prosperity, usage and benefits. As one of the primary formats for Apple QuickTime, the QT MOV files are commonly used by Mac users. The drawback of MOV format is also obvious: It is not widely supported by devices and operating systems. And they're often large and mostly uncompressed files that may take up too much room on your computer. To save space on your hard drive and increase compatibility across multiple platforms, we require to convert MOV to MP4 format sometimes. This article will assist you on how to convert MOV files to MP4 on Mac/Windows for your different media devices.

Convert MOV to MP4

Converting .MOV files to a more universal MP4 format can be very handy with a professional QT MOV to MP4 converter. Here Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is a super-easy digital video conversion program for Mac that converts just about anything to just about anything else and optimizes them for different devices. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can do batch conversion from MOV to MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, H.265, etc. video files on Mac (OS Sierra) with fast encoding speed and high output quality.

You can use it as a basic editor to handle all manner of video files through it. Its built-in basic video editing feature gives you option to trim, cut, join, and flip videos, add watermark/effect to create personalized final products. Many of you are running a PC with Windows system, please go and get Dimo Video Converter for Ultimate to transcode from MOV to MP4 for easily playback, which can faith.

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How to convert MOV to MP4 on Mac (OS Sierra)/Windows (10)

Step 1. Load source MOV files

Directly drag and drop source MOV files, or click "Add File" button on the toolbar to load MOV files to the MOV to MP4 converter for converting. You could import multiple MOV files or one single file for converting as you like by clicking "Add File > Add Multi-files or Add Folder".

MOV to MP4 Converter

Step 2. Select output format

Click "Select Format" bar and select MP4 as the output format from "Format > Video" list. If you prefer high definition video, you can choose "HD MP4" from the "Format > HD Video" list. H.265 MP4 are also supported. The program also has device-presets that will convert video to the correct resolution and format and instantly forward them to popular devices. So if you are willing to put the converted video to a certain media device, you can select the icon corresponding to the device in the presets list.

Tip: For more control, you can enter the "Settings" button to adjust the video and audio parameters like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, video size, etc. For novices, you can ignore these since the default settings produces a great result.

MP4 video settings

Step 3. Start converting MOV to MP4

After all settings, click the "Start" button to get the MOV to MP4 video conversion started. Wait for the application to convert the MOV file you imported to MP4 (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC/H.265). A little blue bar will appear showing the progress of the operation. The conversion process time may take a few minutes or hours, vary depending on the size of MOV videos and quality you choose for the MP4 files.

When the conversion is complete, you can click "Open Folder" to find the videos that have converted directly for better use on your mobile devices or video editors.

Note: For some bizarre reason, you've probably encountered issue that you have some of mp4 videos that you really like, but the format restricts the ways you can use it on Mac applications. In that case, you will want to convert from MP4 to MOV file type. The top Mac video converter - Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac will achieve the conversion too.

Alternative Method - User Guide to Convert MOV to MP4 using VLC

VLC is a very exceptional software program that you can consider any time for converting your video files. It's very fast, easy to use, very powerful and available for free. If you are irritated by advertisements, VLC does not have that and is immune to spyware attacks.

Step-by-step guide: 

1. Ensure VLC has been installed to your computer and launch it. Make sure it's fully functional before attempting to convert your videos. 
2. Add files- to do this, click on "file" from the menu bar and then "add" to allow you import files. 
3. Next, you should click "convert/save" to open up a window that will clearly indicate where the files have come from and the folder to save to after conversion. Give the folder a suitable name. 
4. Lastly, you can click on the "start" button which will begin the conversion process and they will be saved to the folder you selected.

As the alternative to VLC, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac supports converting videos and audio files between 180+ formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, MPEG, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc. Meanwhile, the program lets you target exactly which device you want your videos to play on, with default settings for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod devices as well as Sony PSP, HTC smartphones and other popular devices. The thing you will like about this software is speeds at which it converts videos. It is super fast and has the guarantee of maintaining originality of video quality. Action to download this multimedia tool. Start to enjoy MOV videos anytime and anywhere, edit your MOV files on programs like Final Cut Pro and iMovie and share MOV movies with sites like Facebook and YouTube.

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