WMV is a very popular video format developed by Microsoft. However, for Mac users, it's a little bit head-scratching to play with QuickTime, edit WMV files with iMovie or to import to iTunes because its compatibility with Mac system is not very satisfying. MOV, the default format of Mac, QuickTime and other Apple products, is the format you need use in order to play the Windows' default format WMV. Once converted, play it with QuickTime Player. If there's not any problem, you're able to play the video on almost every Apple product.
This article introduces a way for how to convert WMV to MOV on Mac OS X (Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included) for playback on Mac with QuickTime Player, iPad, Apple TV or iPod, for editing or sharing with friends.
What you need?
- Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or 10.9 (Mavericks) on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro, etc.
- Professional yet easy-to-use Video Converter for Mac.
Convert WMV to MOV on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Load WMV files to the program
Drag & drop the WMV files to the Video Converter for Mac. Alternatively, you can navigate to the File menu, and click the Load Media Files option to select the WMV files and import them to the program. This application supports batch conversion, so you can add more than one file at a time.
Select "MOV-QuickTime (* mov) as the output format
Now go to the Video category in format tray and choose MOV as the output format.
If you want to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose according to which Apple devices you have. The app has preconfigured these devices as the output format. This is better than MOV format.
If you want to combine several WMV files, you can turn on Merge option at bottom.
Start to convert WMV to MOV Mac (Mountain Lion included)
When you finish the output settings, just click the "Convert" button to start the conversion. If you don't want to wait around during conversion, you can set "When all jobs finished: Shut down my computer" in Preference dialog, then the program can do that automatically for you.
On this Mac Video Converter, with several steps you can also make your videos more interesting and wonderful. All you need is entering the editing interface, adjusting the video effect, zoom and cropping the video frame size.