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How to Play MOV Videos on Microsoft Tablet Surface Neo

Get idea on how to play MOV videos on Microsoft Windows Tablet Surface Neo dual screen?

Question MarkI hope there are 3rd party apps or driver updates for the Surface that will play Apple videos. Can't believe it won't play MOV out of the box.

Question Mark When I click play now, the program indicates 'now playing'. However, there is no sound or video playback. Does anyone know what this conflict is with Windows 10 and my MOV videos?

Convert Play MOV on Surface Tab
Convert Play MOV on Surface Tab

Cannot Play MOV Videos on Surface Neo/Duo/Pro X?

Microsoft's new Windows-based Surface is a tablet that has a unique expression of entertainment and creativity. According to Microsoft, the Surface tablets and phones will play videos in codecs including H.264, H.263, Motion JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4(Part 2), VC-1, WMV 9Yes, WMV 7, 8, DV, and Raw (NV12, YUY2, RGB32). However, it has been complained for incapability of playing 1080 Bluray M2TS videos, YouTube FLV videos, and QuickTime MOV videos, etc.

So how to play QuickTime MOV video on Surface Neo tablet, Pro X, Duo, and earlier models? Check below.

Convert MOV to Surface Pro/Neo/Duo Easily

To play QuickTime HD video (.mov) on Microsoft Surface tablet, try Winxvideo AI. It will convert MOV to the latest Microsoft Surface Neo, Duo, Pro X/7/6, laptops directly. You can also convert MOV to Surface supported MP4, WMV, H.264, and other formats listed above. It will smoothly process MOV videos from Canon, JVC, DJI, iPhones, no matter HEVC, H.264, Prores @ 4K 60FPS, 1080P 120FPS, other settings. It offers fast speed with high quality reserved.

Guide on How to Convert QuickTime MOV to Surface Tab

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FREE download macOS version for Mac, then install it on your computer, and launch it before converting videos.

Step 1. On the main UI, click on "Video Converter" button to navigate to the video conversion window.

Step 2. Click "+ Video" to add the QT/MOV video, and the software will display the video information for you.

Step 3. From Target Format at the bottom, choose "Microsoft Device", and choose Microsoft Surface Video or Surface Pro profile as the target one. As shown in the screenshot below, Winxvideo AI offers 5 options to meet any need of MOV to Surface conversion.

1) Microsoft Surface Video (WMV2 + WMAV2)
2) Microsoft Surface Pro (H.264 + AAC) | 3) Microsoft Surface Laptop (H.264 + AAC)
4) Microsoft Surface Book (H.264 + AAC) | 5) Microsoft Surface Studio (H.264 + AAC)

Convert MOV to Surface Tablet on Windows (10)
Convert MOV to Surface Tablet on Windows (10)

Step 4. Edit video if necessary, and then click "Browse" to set the destination folder for the output video that has been converted for your Surface Pro X/7/6, NEO, DUO, other models.

Step 5. Tap "Run" to start converting MOV video to Microsoft Surface supported video. After the conversion is completed, you may transfer video to your device for offline playback without worries about video format incompatibility and resolution mismatch any more.

Besides converting MOV to Surface directly, you can also convert MOV to MP4, WMV, MPEG4, other Surface supported foramts. More than that, you can also convert any other videos like M2TS, MKV, MOD, FLV, AVI, RM, RMVB, VOB, ASF, 3GP, etc. to Surface products, Xbox One, Windows 10 Mobile, as well as Apple iPhone iPad, Samsung, HTC and Sony devices.

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author - Brent Archer

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Brent Archer is an experienced editor who loves all things related to social. He has spent more than a decade writing instructional contents related to social media, streaming services and video related topics all over the internet for Digiarty. Outside the social, he is addicted to Google I/O, Apple WWDC and other tech news to keep him informed.

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