Convert MOV to MP4

Convert video from MOV to MP4 fast and completely free.

How to convert MOV to MP4 online

  • 1To get started, upload one or more MOV files that you want to convert. You can also upload files via the link.
  • 2Next, click the "Convert" button and monitor the progress of the conversion. For large files, this may take a little longer.
  • 3That's all, now your MP4 files are ready and you can download them individually or in a single ZIP archive.
Convert MOV to MP4

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MOV

MOV (Apple QuickTime Movie)

The MOV format was developed by Apple for storing the video in a patented compression mode. This file format is a media container that can contain several types of files, such as video, audio, and text (for example, for subtitles). Each track contains a digital media stream or a link to the data for the media stream (which is located in another file). Tracks are supported in a hierarchical data structure consisting of objects called atoms.

Using the MOV format as the main Quicktime player format has given it great popularity among Mac and Windows users and at the moment almost all popular video programs support the MOV extension. This format is convenient to use because it has a good ratio of compression and quality, which is very important for many internet users.

Since both types of MOV and MP4 media containers use the same MPEG-4 format, they can be easily converted. Their main difference is that MP4 is recognized as an international format for media files and has gained much greater support and popularity, which is why it is used in any players and on any devices.
File type: Video
File extension: .mov, .qt
Developed by: Apple Inc.
Initial release: 2005
MP4

MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14)

MP4 format is short for MPEG-4 Part 14 that was developed by Apple in 1993. From a technical point of view, it is a media container that was designed as a video format. Such a file may contain video, audio, static images, subtitles, and text within it. Also, MP4 files may contain data defined by the standard, such as file creation time, duration, title and album cover, language code of the stream, the legal status of the work, etc.

In this case, the container itself does not implement any encoding. It only contains files in certain formats. Therefore, to play them, you need to have a player or codecs that support these formats. MP4 is widely used on the Internet for embedding video in web pages because it gives developers and users the necessary width of opportunities and optimal download speed.

At the moment, MP4 is one of the most popular video formats that are used on the Internet and not only, therefore converting MOV to MP4 is a very popular service.
File type: Video
File extension: .mp4
Developed by: Apple
Initial release: 2001