How to Convert MPG to QuickTime MOV on Mac (Mavericks Included)

MPG is one the file extensions for MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 computer files. QuickTime supports the playback of MPG files. However,some Mac users have found that when they play their MPG video in QT, only audio exists or even worse, QT just crashes! In cases like these, it's needed to convert MPG to MOV or other Mac compatible format. (Here takes MPG to MOV Mac conversion for example.)

To easily convert MPG video to MOV video on Mac, a third party video converting tool is needed. Here the professional iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac is strongly recommended. It has a user-friendly interface, which makes it very conveniently to convert MPG to QuickTime MOV format. The follow information is about how to run the app and perform MPG to QuickTime MOV conversion on Mac OS X (Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion included).

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Load MPG videos to this MPG to MOV Mac converter

Two ways to import MPG videos:

  1. Drag & drop MPG files to the Video Converter directly.
  2. Go to the"File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to locate the MPG files you want to add.

Batch conversion is available, so you can add more than one MPG file at one time to save your time.

convert MPG to MOV


Select "MOV" as the output format

Go to the format tray and switch to Video category, then choose MOV as the output format. If you are not content with the video settings, you can click the Gear button and change the video settings in the resulting dialog, like resolution, bit rate, frame rate and so on.

MPG to MOV Mac, choose output format

Or if you want to watch the output files directly on an Apple device, you can choose the corresponding format as the output format. For your convenience, the MPG to MOV Mac app has already optimized the video settings for you.

MPG to MOV Mac, choose output format

Note: If you have several MPG videos on your Mac and you want to combine them and export a continuous MPG video, just enable the "Merge" option at the bottom of the program. On the contray, if you want to delete some part of the MPG video, you can trim it. On the editing interface, you are able to change the original video effect and crop the frame size, set the zoom. Detailed info: User Guide of Video Converter for Mac.


Start to convert MPG to MOV on Mac OS X

Hit the "Convert" button to let Video Converter for Mac accomplish converting MPG to MOV for you! This video converter works on Mac running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion on iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, etc.

When the conversion is done, you can play output MOV video in QuickTime (QuickTime X included), edit MTS in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or put MTS files on iPod for playback anytime you want.

See the video below about how to convert MPG to QuickTime MOV step by step. 


After downloading, when you try you will see the limitation. The trial version will convert only part of your video. No use!
I\'m very impressed with the simplicity, stability and quality of this app. I converted dozens of various formats to MOV on an iMac, absolutely perfect! Great product and kudo\'s to the developers!
I\'m glad somewone thought about explaining this application for unexperienced users
Nirmal Thapa
It is good and best among other. It is very to easy to work in it. It loads every types of videos.
i want to know about this and now i got it , it\'s easy and friendly to use
Indeed, it\'s user friendly and conveniently to operate.
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