How to Convert MOV to MPEG4 Format on Mac?

MOV is supported by QuickTime on Mac, you can enjoy MOV files on Mac, but sometimes you find that not all MOV files and videos are comportable on Mac. And if you want to paly MOV videos on other digital players like iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, etc you must convert MOV to MPEG4 on Mac.
To convert MOV to MPEG4, we recommend you iCoolsoft MOV Converter for Mac. With it, you can convert MOV to MP4 smoothly. iCoolsoft MOV Converter for Mac can convert almost all videos to any popular formats on Mac OS.

Step-by-step Guide about How to Convert MOV to MPEG4

Free download and install iCoolsoft MOV Converter for Mac. Launch the software.



1. Click "Add Video" button to add the MOV files you want to convert.


Tip: Click a file from the file list and click button then you can preview it in the preview pane. While previewing, you can take snapshot of the scenes you like by clicking button . The scenes will be saved as JPEG, GIF, or BMP format according to your set. Click button can help you quickly find those snapped pictures.


2. Select MPEG4 as the output format from the drop-down list of "Profile".


Tip: The software allows you to select Audio Track and Subtitle. It also enables you to set the output parameters. Click button "Settings" then you can set Resolution, Frame Rate, Video Bitrate, Sample Rate, Channels, and Audio Bitrate according to your needs. You can even input your own Resolution if you can not find a proper one from its drop-down list.


3. Click "Browse" button to select a folder for the target MPEG4 files.


4. Click button "Convert" to start converting MOV files to MPEG4 format.



The above 4 steps are all you need to do to convert MOV to MPEG4 format. If you want to edit the original MOV files, you can use the edit functions listed at the following:


You can use the "Effect" function to adjust the Brightness, Contrast, and Saturation of the original MOV files.


The "Trim" function can help you to trim any time-length of clips. So you can convert only a part of the original file or you can delete some content you do not like of the original file.


The "Crop" function allows you to select the Aspect Ratio, including 16:9, 4:3, and Full Screen, for the target MPEG4 file. With that function, you can also crop the video image of the original file to zoom in some certain part or get rid of the black borders.


The "Watermark" function enables you to add text or picture watermark. You can set the transparency, location, font, size, color, etc. of the added watermark as you like.


If you want to merge several MOV files together to output them as one whole file, you can use the "Merge" function of the software. Dragging the files in the file list can help you to arrange the order.

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