The limit compatible video formats of Mac and iPhone to several ones like MP4, MOV, which, to be frank, really reduce our joy. What's worse, some MP4 video files are practically unaccepted by iPad, iPhone etc. In order to fix this, we need to convert MP4 to MOV which is supported by Mac, iTunes, iPhone, iPad and iPod. Note that MOV is the default format of Mac OS X.

Best Tool to Convert MP4 to MOV on Mac OS X (Including Yosemite)

MP4 to MOV Mac

If you're choosing the most useful and simplest MP4 to MOV Converter for Mac, iSkysoft MP4 to MOV Converter is the right one for you.

  • No video quality will be lost during MP4 to MOV conversion
  • The application process MP4 to MOV conversion much faster than other converters in the market
  • You can directly convert MP4 videos to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • Offer edit functions to crop, add effects to the video files before the start of the MP4 to MOV conversion

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Convert MP4 to MOV with iSkysoft in 3 Easy Steps

iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac/Windows has excellent quality and can finish the conversion at a very fast speed. You can perform MP4 to MPV conversion within 3 steps.

MP4 to MOV converter Mac

Add MP4 files to this Mac MP4 to MOV converter

 Mac MP4 to MOV

Select MOV or your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch as output format

Mac MP4 to MOV converter

Start MP4 to MOV Mac conversion


In addition, the Mac app has some helpful edit functions such as to crop, trim, add video effects to the videos etc. to make your files more enjoyable. Detailed information about this is in the Guide of Video Converter for Mac (Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard included).

If you want to put the output file on your iPad, iPhone (iPhone 6 included), iPod, Apple TV or other popular portable devices, you can select an output format according to your device name! Audio formats is also supplied by the smart Mac MP4 to MOV converter.

To play MP4 on iPhone, iPad, or iPod, you can directly choose the model in the Devices category. By default, the converted video will be automatically added to iTunes library so you can conveniently sync to your device. You're able to change this in the Preferences > Convert dialog.

Tips: Other Recommended MP4 to MOV Converters for You

Free MP4 to MOV Converter for Mac

Features  Pros & Cons


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This is the most famous and comprehensive Mac MP4 to MOV converters that you can download from the internet. The powerful funtions of it allows you to set video parameters as many as you want.


  • The comprehensive video settings of the application are really amazing
  • It's totally free and has no advertisement


  • The program is so comprehensive that it requires some skills and knowledges to process MP4 to MOV conversion
  • It doesn't support MOV as an output format, but it converts MP4 directly to iPhone/iPad/iPod touch supported format

Miro Video Converter

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If you want a simple and free MP4 to MOV converter on mac, Miro Video Converter can be a good choice.


  • A pure MP4 to MOV converter that does nothing else
  • You can use it to convert between most popular formats


  • It's only able to process MP4 to MOV conversion. You can hardly edit the conversion settings and change the output destination
  • There're too many advertisements on this application

Online MP4 to MOV Converters for Mac

Features  Pros & Cons


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Online Converter does a great job on file conversion. It not only convert MP4 to MOV, but also perform conversion between videos, documents, audios, images and even ebooks


  • You can convert MP4 video to MOV format quicktly
  • It allows you to convert 4 files at a time


  • Like most online converters, the free version of this tool only allows you to convert videos smaller than 100MB. It's too small for video conversion
  • Your MP4 video should be upload to the internet to be converted. This means the risk of pravite information leak is possible.


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Zamar is another online MP4 to MOV converter that I recommend for you. You can upload your MP4 video and select file type or device type you want to convert to. Then input your email address and the converted email will be sent to you.


  • It's a free MP4 to MOV converter for Mac online


  • The free account only allows 100MB video for conversion. You need to pai at least $7 per month to convert MP4 video larger than 100MB, that's too much.
  • You'll have to wait for some moments to get the converted video
  • Like other online converters, your video should be uploaded to the converter server.

Paid MP4 to MOV Converter for Mac

Features  Pros & Cons

iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac

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iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac does everything that free and online videos can do, and it does much better. It converts MP4 to MOV originally with extremenly fast speed and offers you amazing edit funtions.


  • Your MP4 videos can be converted to MOV format without no quality loss
  • You can directly convert your MP4 videos to iMovie, Final Cut Pro and other editing software
  • Your MP4 videos can be editted as your wish before converting to MOV


  • If you only use the free version to convert MP4 to MOV, a watermark will be left on the video. But it no longer exists if you get the full version.

Quicktime Pro

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Quicktime Pro 7 for mac is able to convert MP4 to MOV format too.


  • As a comprehensive video tool on Mac, it not only converts your MP4 video to MOV, but also play, edit and create videos for you.


  • The price is too expensive if you only want a MP4 to MOV converter (more than $200).

The list free, online and paid MP4 to MOV converters all have Windows versions, Windows users can get their Windows versions to convert MP4 to MOV on Windows PC too.

Why Choose iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac/Windows

Free Video Converters
Online Converters
Convert HD (AVCHD, MTS, M2TS) videos from camcorder
Support all regular video formats like MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, MKV and more.
Convert All Online Videos from Popular Websites Limited supported  
Convert audio formats like MP3, AIFF, M4A, as well as extract audios from video to MP3. Limited supported  
Convert to all kinds of video formats for playing, editing and sharing Limited supported
Fetch and Add Movie & TV Show Metadata Limited supported  
Personalize and edit videos Limited supported  
Support both Mac/Windows Limited supported
No advertisements Limited supported

Convert MP4 to MOV with iSkysoft Video Converter for Windows

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If you want to convert MP4 videos to MOV on Windows 7/8/XP/Vista, please go to get the Windows version of iSkysoft MP4 to MOV Converter. Here are some main features of iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows.

Convert MP4 to MOV on Windows PC with ease

  • Quickly process MP4 to MOV conversion with original quality
  • Directly convert MP4 videos to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch supported format
  • You're able to edit and personalize MP4 videos before start conversion
  • Allows you download videos from online video sites and convert them to your wanted formats

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