How to Successfully Play Any OGV File on Mac?

iDealshare VideoGo can Directly Play OGV on Mac or Convert OGV to MP4

Many users failed to play OGV files on their Mac computers and raised many threads in many forums to ask how to successfully play any OGV file on any Mac computer. The following article will focus on introducing what OGV format is and how to open OGV files on your Mac computers. Check them below.

What Is OGV Format?

When talking about OGV format, we must say OGG format and they are quite related. OGG format is a free and open source container format created by Xiph.Org, but to clearly tell different types of content, Xiph.Org set other file extensions for them since 2007, among which OGV is set for video content no matter whether the video file includes audio or not.

How to Open OGV Files on Mac?

OGV format files are not supported by many platforms, devices and players and one of which is Mac computer. You can not play any OGV file with the default QuickTime or iTunes on your Mac computer. To get this issue solved, you either install a third OGV player to your Mac computer or use a third OGV converter to convert your OGV file to your Mac computer best supported MP4, MOV. Check the two methods below.

Install OGV Player on Your Mac Computer

iDealshare VideoGo is so popular to play OGV format files and you only need to download iDealshare VideoGo for Mac and install it to your Mac computer and then launch iDealshare VideoGo on your Mac to play your OGV files. Except for playing OGV files, this iDealshare VideoGo for Mac also helps to play MKV, WMV, FLV, FLAC, RA or any other video format file or audio format file on your Mac computer.

Convert OGV to Mac Supported MP4 or MOV

In this method, we will use a professional OGV to Mac converter. Avdshare Video Converter is just the professional OGV to Mac converter we are gonna use.

This Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert any OGV file to any Mac computer best supported MP4 or MOV without any quality loss.

The conversion speed is also super fast, usually 90X faster than other video converters.

You can also use this video converter to convert other unsupported MKV, FLV, WMV, WTV, ASF, 3GP, AVCHD, etc to any Mac computer best supported MP4 or MOV.

Follow the steps below to convert your OGV file to your Mac computer best supported MP4. It also helps to convert OGV to MOV, AVI, MPG, FLV, WMV, Apple ProRes etc.

Make Preparation: Free download OGV to Mac Converter

Free download the professional OGV to Mac Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import OGV file

Click the Add File button to get your own OGV file imported to this OGV to Mac converter. You can also choose to use the Drag&Drop feature to import your OGV format file.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

In this step, you only need to click the "Profile" button and export H.264 MP4 or QuickTime MOV as the output format from the "General Video" category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

You can simply start the OGV to Mac computer MOV conversion by clicking the Convert button and it only takes short time, usually seconds, to complete the OGV to Mac MOV conversion.