How to Convert MP4 to MOV?

MP4 to MOV Converter - Convert Video from MP4 to MOV or MOV to MP4

Somehow I failed to import the MP4 file to iMovie. Can you suggest a MP4 to MOV converter to convert my MP4 to iMovie more supported MOV?

I have got some MP4 H.265 files but I can not play them on my iPad. What software can I use to convert the unsupported MP4 H.265 to iPad preferred MOV?

Generally speaking, MP4 and MOV, if with the supported codecs, can both be accepted by iPhone, iMovie, iPad, QuickTime, Apple TV, FCP, etc, but in practice, many users are having problems in playing or edting MP4 on Apple products. Want to know why and how to convert MP4 to Apple products preferred MOV? Read the following article to learn more.

MOV and MP4 are two container formats for storing lossy videos. MOV and MP4 are almost interchangeable when being used to store the supported codecs for Apple products, like iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. But MOV will be your first choice for using in Apple environment with aspects in compatibility due to the fact that MOV is originally developed by Apple for its QuickTime framework. So to ensure the full compatibility with Apple products, many users will choose to convert their MP4 to MOV. A professional MP4 to MOV converter should be used when converting MP4 to MOV. If you have not found a professional MP4 to MOV converter you can try Avdshare Video Converter.


Key Features of Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert any MP4 file from any source or encoded with any codec to MOV for perfectly using MP4 on iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMovie, FCP, Apple TV, QuickTime, etc.
  2. Convert any MP4 file to AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, WTV, MTS, etc for using MP4 on almost any video application which prefers other video formats than MP4.
  3. Convert MOV or any other video format to MP4 for better using MOV outside of Apple environment.
  4. Convert any unsupported video format to iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMovie, FCP, Android, PSP, Zune, Roku, Xbox, WII supported video formats.
  5. Convert any video format to another one for your specifical video format need.
  6. Edit MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, etc to make your satisfied video file, like trimming, rotating, cropping, changing video resolution, bitrate, sample rate, codec, etc, adding or removing subtitles, logo, watermark, etc.

Guide on Converting MP4 to MOV

Convert MP4 to MOV without quality loss as per the guide below.


Make Preparation: Free download MP4 to MOVConverter

Free download the professional MP4 to MOV Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Upload MP4 file

Two methods are provided to import the MP4 file to this MP4 to MOV converter: Clicking the "Add file" button or using the drag and drop funciton.



Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MOV video as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the MP4 to MOV conversion

Click "Convert" button to finish your conversion process from MP4 to MOV.