MOV to MP4

Convert MOV to MP4 - online and free - this page also contains information on the MOV and MP4 file extensions.

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How to convert a MOV to a MP4 file?

  1. Choose the MOV file that you want to convert.
  2. Select MP4 as the the format you want to convert your MOV file to.
  3. Click "Convert" to convert your MOV file.

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File extension .mov
Category Video File
Description The MOV file format is most commonly associated with Apple and the QuickTime video clip. The file format was developed by Apple as was QuickTime Player, it is compatible with both the Microsoft and MacOS platforms. MOV files are capable of storing two or more tracks which can be video, audio, text, graphics or effects. This flexibility makes this file format very popular for music and video editing.
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Technical Details MOV files use a proprietary compression algorithm and each track that is held within the file is made up of an encoded media stream or a reference to a media stream that is located in another file - this allows the embedding of existing media. QuickTime player which was developed and created by Apple allows a user to open and play .MOV files and later version of QuickTime Player, such as QuickTime Pro allows the user to edit and export .MOV files.
Associated programs Apple QuickTime Player
CyberLink PowerDirector
Roxio Easy Media Creator
Developed by Apple
MIME type video/quicktime
video/x-quicktime
image/mov
audio/aiff
audio/x-midi
audio/x-wav
video/avi
Useful links More detail on the MOV file format
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File extension .mp4
Category Video File
Description MP4 files (MPEG-4 Part 14) are multimedia files. MP4 is a container format that can store video, audio and subtitle data (as well as more depending on content). Since stores like iTunes uses this container format, and it is used with iPod and PlayStation Portable (PSP), MP4 files have become more common.
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Technical Details MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4, formally ISO/IEC 14496-14:2003, is a multimedia container format standard specified as a part of MPEG-4. It is most commonly used to store digital video and digital audio streams, especially those defined by MPEG, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. Like most modern container formats, MPEG-4 Part 14 allows streaming over the Internet. A separate hint track is used to include streaming information in the file. The only official filename extension for MPEG-4 Part 14 files is .mp4.
Associated programs Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Developed by Moving Picture Experts Group
MIME type audio/mpeg
Useful links Detailed information on the MP4 File Format
How to play MP4 files
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Convert MOV file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert MOV files to a variety of other formats

  • mov to 3gp (3GPP Multimedia File)
  • mov to 3g2 (3GPP2 Multimedia File)
  • mov to aac (Advanced Audio Coding File)
  • mov to ac3 (AC3 Audio File)
  • mov to avi (Windows video file)
  • mov to flac (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
  • mov to flv (Flash video)
  • mov to gif (Compuserve graphics interchange)
  • mov to ipad (MPEG-4 (H264) Video File)
  • mov to iphone (MPEG-4 (H264) Video File)
  • mov to ipod (MPEG-4 Video File)
  • mov to mp3 (Compressed audio file)
  • mov to mp4 (MPEG-4 Video File)
  • mov to mpg (Moving Picture Experts Group File)
  • mov to ogg (Ogg Vorbis Compressed Audio File)
  • mov to wav (Windows audio file)
  • mov to webm (Multimedia Container Format)
  • mov to wmv (Windows Media Video)

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