What Is a .mov File and How Do I Open It?
Features of the MOV format
Best MOV file players
How to convert an MOV video
Frequently asked questions
What does the MOV file format stand for?
MOV is a container format that can store video, audio, text, and virtual reality data. MOV is developed by Apple and is primarily used on devices with iOS or macOS installed. It is a lossy format: the data which is stored in the MOV container is compressed.
What is an MOV file and how do you open it?
An MOV (or QT) file stands for a multimedia container file designed by Apple. The best programs to open .mov files are probably QuickTime itself, iTunes, VLC, but there are many other players that can process MOVs.
How do I convert .mov to .mp4?
MOV and MP4 have much in common because they share some basics, but MP4 has better support. If you need to convert your MOVs to MP4s, try Movavi Video Converter and get your job done in just a few clicks. Here’s how to perform it:
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