MP4, also known as MPEG4, is a very popular video format which is compatible with all major devices and players, and widely used to share videos over the internet. MOV, also known as Apple QuickTime movie, is developed by Apple and used on various Apple devices and more. If you recorded a video using an iPhone or iPad, you will find it was saved in MOV video format. When you play a MOV video, especially a MOV file encoded with the HEVC (h.265) codec on a non-Apple device, you may run into incompatibility issues. In this case, you need a media converter software which can convert MOV to MP4 or other supported video format. Video Converter is such a tool. It does the video conversion from one format to another with the fastest speed and best quality.
How to convert MOV to MP4 on computer?
Run the media converter on your PC or Mac. In this demo, we’ll use its Windows version. Screens and settings may differ on the Mac version. Click the Add File button at the top right corner of this video converter to browse to the source MOV files and add them into the converter program. Alternatively, you can just drag and drop the video files from their folder to the media converter. You can add multiple videos and batch convert them.
You can get the free version with limited features below.
Secondly, go to select MP4 from the Output format section on the right.
Thirdly, users can choose to customize the video parameters, like video codec, video quality/bitrate, video aspect ratio, video resolution, video FPS, audio codec, audio bitrate, etc. By default the video codec will be H264 and audio codec will be AAC. Click the Settings (gear icon) to override the default settings. You can also easily rotate videos, trim videos on your computer using this video editor program.
Finally hit the big Convert button at the bottom right corner to start the conversion. Your MOV video will be converted to MP4, H.265 MOV will be transcoded to H.264 MP4 for your Android devices to playback. The conversion is super fast. Once finished, you can find the generated MP4 file in the output folder of the movie converter.