How to Convert MP4 to MOV (QuickTime) on Mac OS X
Apple supplies us a handful of wonderful software and hardware products like iPad, iPhone, iPod and iTunes etc. and all of them have got thousands of fans like you and me. Well, just forget them all limit compatible video formats 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 iTunes, iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Note that MOV is the default format of Mac OS X. If a MOV can be played with the default player QuickTime Player, you're virtually able to get it played with every Apple product. We here share the MP4 to MOV conversion experience for this.
Download a professional Mac Video Converter like iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac. It has excellent quality and can finish the conversion at fast speed. By the way, this MP4 to MOV Mac converter also offers some edit functions to crop, add effects to the video files before the start of the MP4 to MOV conversion.
Add MP4 files to this Mac MP4 to MOV converter
For this step, Go to File > Load Media Files to find the source MP4 files, or directly drag them to the Mac converter. You'll see the added video files in the item tray.
Select MOV as output format
Go to format tray at bottom, and choose "MOV" under the "Video" section. If you want to put the output file on your iPad, iPhone (iPhone 5 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.
Start MP4 to MOV Mac conversion
Hit "Convert" button and let this professional Mac Video Converter do the rest for you!
What's more (Edit Function):
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 (Mountain Lion, Lion included).