A common reason why we convert MOV files to MP4 files is so the videos may be played on Blackberry, PDA, Smartphone or PSP. MOV is the standard Apple QuickTime format while MP4 is a new compact video container format which enables a combination of different types of multimedia data (video, audio and text). It is a straightforward process to convert MOV to MP4 when there is an MOV to MP4 converter. Here we take MOV to MP4 Converter I am using for example, which can also convert MP4 to MOV on Windows.
Free download and install the MOV to MP4 Converter on your PC. It takes us only four steps to convert MOV to MP4, or to convert MP4 to MOV, on Windows.
Step 1. File adding
Run the MP4 to MOV converter, hit "Add video" and add the files you want to convert. You can add more than one files once as the MP4 to MOV converter supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Output format setting
Hit the Format icon and select MOV or MP4 as the output formats.
Note: You can define the output profile on the Advanced menu.
Step 3. Video editing (optional)
Select the video you want to edit and hit "Edit video" for the editing functions. This MOV to MP4 Converter provides us clipping, cropping, merging and other functions.
Step 4. Convert MOV to MP4
Hit the "Start" button when everything is set and the conversions will be completed automatically. Now all you have to do is to wait and hit "Find Target" to enjoy the videos!
In fact, this MP4 to MOV converter can convert most popular multimedia formats to another with the steps above.
Difference between QuickTime and WMP:
1. QuickTime was created for Mac OS while Windows Media Player was created for Windows OS, yet you can get QuickTime for Windows or WMP for Mac;
2. QuickTime has its own extension called .mov while WMP's is .wmv and .wma;
3. WMP does not have editing capabilities while QuickTime does in its Pro package for a price.