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1. WMV Converter
2. Convert from WMV
3. Convert to WMV
4. Play WMV
5. Edit WMV
6. About WMV

MOV and WMV are the two main video formats for Mac and Windows, respectively. If you try to share some interesting MOV movies on Mac with your Windows friends, you will come to know that Windows Media Player cannot play MOV files. Also, some video sharing sites doesn't accept MOV files. In these cases, you will need to convert MOV to WMV first. This article will show you how to convert MOV and play WMV video on Mac or Windows computer.

Part 1: How to Convert QuickTime MOV to WMV in Mac OS X (Yosemite included)

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In order to convert .MOV to .WMV, you have to get a professional video converter like iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac. This QuickTime MOV to WMV converter programs allows you to convert any video formats in a few clicks without any quality loss. The converted WMV files can be played, edited and shared effortlessly in Windows.  What's more, this converter comes with an intuitive user interface, which allows even the most inexperienced users to start to convert QuickTime to WMV in no time.

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3 Simple Steps to Convert MOV to WMV on Mac

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Step 1. Import MOV Files to Video Converter Mac

You can opt for the manual way of adding files by choosing "File" > "Load Media Files". The more intuitive way is to use the drag-and-drop functionality to import files. The converter lets you add multiple MOV files at a time and convert them in batch.

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Step 2. Select WMV as Output Format

From the "Video" format list, select "WMV" as the output format. Before proceeding to convert the MOV video, you can edit your video and apply some cool affects to your video. All starts from clicking the "Edit" button on the right of the item bar.

Step 3: Start Converting MOV to WMV on Mac

Press the "Convert" button to get the conversion started. In a couple of minutes, the conversion will be completed. If you have added several conversion tasks, it may take a while. But you can let the converter power off your computer when it is done.

Video: How to Convert MOV to WMV on Mac

Drag and drop the MOV files to the MOV to WMV Converter for Mac. Then select WMV as output format to start the conversion.

Part 2: How to Convert MOV to WMV in Windows (including Windows 8)

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If  you're a Windows user and have received MOV files from Mac users, you can also easily convert MOV to WMV on your PC by using QuickTime to WMV Video Converter Ultimate for Windows. It takes steps almost the same as the Mac version. See below.

 

Easy Steps to Convert MOV to WMV on Windows PC

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Step 1. Add MOV Files to Video Converter Ultimate Program

After downloading and installing Video Converter Ultimate on your PC, run the converter and go to "Convert" tab. Click "Add Files" button to select MOV files from your local folder, or drag your media files to the program directly.

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Step 2. Select WMV as Output Format

Go to "Output Format" tab on the right side of the program and click the small down arrow to get drop-down format list. Select "WMV" as the output format. In the lower right corner, click "Setting" button to adjust the bit rate, resolution or other parameters if you need.

Step 3. Specify a Directory for WMV Files and Start Conversion

Click the "..." button at the bottom toolbar to specify a directory for the output WMV files, or the default folder will be used. Then click the "Convert" button to start MOV to WMV conversion in Windows. When finished, click the "Open Folder" button to play or edit your WMV files.

Tips: How to Play WMV Videos on Mac
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#1: Play WMV on Mac with Flip4Mac

To play WMV files on Mac, you can install Flip4Mac, a QuickTime component that enables QuickTime to play WMV on Mac. But if you want more advanced feature like video conversion, you will need to pay $49.00. Compared to that, iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac is obviously a better choice.

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#2: Play WMV on Mac with VLC Player

VLC player is a free player and compatile with both Mac OS X and Windows PC. With this free player installed on your Mac machine, you can directly import your WMV files to the player and play them without processing conversion steps.



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lpsunicornproductions
My video is only 3 minutes and its taking forever to convert. I hope is download works.
brain_fisher
Yes, usually it enables you to convert a 2-hours movie in 5 minutes, also it depends on your file size, wish you good luck!
Amy
I had to learn How to Convert MOV to WMV in Windows . Three easy steps and I was done. I am thankful that the process did not take me too long and it was easy reading above, so I was able to do it by myself!
kenzie
I am going to download this soon. My question is....how long does this process take? It states it will take no time at all for Converting MOV to WMV in Mac OS/Windows . Does this mean a matter of minutes and it is done?
Ricky P.
I just stumbled upon this and have been looking for a way to How to Convert MOV to WMV in Mac OS/Windows. I am interested in learning more about the iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac and am glad that it is a free download. I will be sure to test it out.
Thomas
My friend actually referred me to this link so I can learn How to Convert MOV to WMV in Mac OS/Windows . Reading it over has been a breeze. I feel like I fully understand how to do it now. Great post....keep providing great info.
Helena
This sounds and looks simple enough for me to follow. I must say that I am technically challenged at some things but reading this I am pretty sure that I can convert MOV to WMV in Mac/OS.
ortonatio
I finally found someone who could explain to me the steps needed for an AVI to iTune conversion.
puratan
This morning I was put into the position to convert an AVI into an iTune format and I was desperate. Thanks to a friend I found out about your tutorial and my problem was solved.
Wermant
When I red this tutorial I couldn not believe the process that seemed so difficult at first turned out to be so easy after I followed the steps you explained.

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