How to Convert WMV to MOV on Mac/Windows OS?
Q: "I'm looking for a good, safe, and convenient software (preferably free to download and easy to use) that will convert wmv to mov on mac for an final cut, without the resulting files being too large. if I need to download an wmv to mov converter for mac to help to do so, can some recommend an way to convert .wmv to .mov to edit for mac please, Any help will be appreciated! " --- Question from Nathaniel Scott
WMV is a very popular video format developed by Microsoft. However, for Mac users, it's a little bit head-scratching to play, edit WMV files or to import to iTunes because its compatibility with Mac system is not very satisfying. This article introduces a way for how to convert WMV to MOV on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Lion included) for playback on Mac, iPad, Apple TV or iPod, for editing or sharing with friends. Download and install the WMV to MOV Converter for Mac first on your computer and following the step by step guide to convert wmv videos to mov on mac os.
Note: If you are using Windows OS and want to convert wmv to mov format, you can refer to Video Converter for Windows here.
Step 1: Add wmv files to program
Click "Add Video" button to load .wmv format files you want.
Step 2: Choose Output Video Format
Select each file and choose the output format like mov in "Profile".
Select video and audio quality that you need.
Set an output folder by "Output" for the destination files.
Step 3: Video Effect Settings
Click “Edit” button to crop, trim, adjust and watermark video to satisfy your needs.
Step 4: Convert .wmv to .mov for Mac
When you have got ready for the settings for the added videos in the video converter program, you can click "Convert" button to start to convert wmv to mov. Just for a while, the conversion will be finished and you can enjoy it freely.
Extended Knowledge: What is a .mov file?
MOV is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped files. QuickTime Content (.mov, .qt), developed by Apple Computer, is a file format for storing and playing back movies with sound. This flexible format isn't limited to Macintosh operating systems. The QuickTime (.mov) file format functions as a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which stores a particular type of data: audio, video, effects, or text (e.g. for subtitles).
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