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Best 4K/HD MOV Video Converter to Convert MOV Fast & Easily

Free download the best and fastest 4K MOV video converter, and learn how to convert 4K MOV into MP4, H.264, etc.

MOV becomes popular when more and more cameras record videos in MOV. But not all video devices support MOV. For example, you can't play MOV on Windows 10 directly. To play MOV videos on Windows 10 or earlier systems, you will first need to convert MOV to MP4 or other Windows supported formats. Anyway, if you need an MOV video converter, especially if you need to convert a 4K MOV video, you can find a solution here.

4K MOV video converter
Best 4K MOV to MP4 Converter

Best MOV Converter to Convert 4K MOV to MP4 Fast without Quality Loss

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe - the best 4K MOV to MP4 converter, it will convert 4K/HD MOV from DSLR, drones, iDevices to MP4, H.264, HEVC, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, 3GP, and 420+ popular device like PC, mobiles, TVs, websites, editors, etc. Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC hardware acceleration tech will convert MOV to MP4 with 5x faster speed.

What Is MOV?

MOV file format was created by Apple Inc. 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). This allows it to contain abstract data references for the media data. That means they can be easily edited - no need to rewrite all media data after editing.

Due to this, MOV is now used by many modern cameras, such as Canon EOS, Nikon D850, JVC GY-HC550 series, DJI drones, iPhone, iPad, etc. Therefore, the MOV videos often come with 1080p, 4K and even 8K resolutions @ high frame rates such as 60fps, 120fps. The codecs used in MOV includes advanced HEVC, Prores, H.264, etc.

Why do we Need MOV Video Converter?

MOV is not supported by many platforms such as Windows systems. The complicated MOV recording settings like 4K, 60FPS, HEVC/Prores present challenges for the video players. To make MOV videos "become" compatible with other video devices or portable players, we need a 4K MOV video converter that is able to smoothly convert 4K/HD MOV videos into MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, other more friendly formats. Just check below to free download the best MOV converter.

Best 4K MOV Video Converter Free Download

The best MOV to MP4 video converter recommended is - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe:

● With 370+ codecs built-in, it will convert MOV videos in HEVC, Prores, H.264, MPEG-4, any codecs;
● With 420+ output profile, it will convert MOV videos to MP4, AVI, MKV, HEVC, H.264, FLV, WMV, or iPhone, iPad, Galaxy, TV, editors, etc;
● With regular update, it will support MOV videos in 4K, 8K @60fps, 120fps, others from DSLR, drones, iDevices, etc;
● With Level-3 Hardware Acceleration (QSV, NVIDIA), it will convert HD/4K MOV videos with 5x faster speed, yet high quality.

How to Convert MOV Videos with MOV Video Converter?

First, free download and install the converter on your computer based on your operating system. Then follow the steps to convert MOV files.

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4K MOV video Converter for Windows 10
Best 4K MOV Video Converter

Step 1. Add MOV video. Click "+ Video" button to import the source MOV video. You can import multiple MOV videos one time.

Step 2. Choose Output Format. To convert MOV to MP4, choose "MP4 Video (MPEG or H.264)" from General Profiles. You can also convert MOV to M4V, AVI, WMV, other formats and nearly all mainstream devices, such as iPhone/iPad, Androids, Sony, Microsoft, TVs, NAS, etc.

Step 3. Set Destination Folder. Save video after conversion to your computer by clicking "Browse" and select the folder.

Step 4. Convert MOV Video. Check the Hardware Accelerator to apply GPU acceleration when possible. To get the best results, don't forget to enable the High Quality Engine and Deinterlacing. After all the settings, click the Run button and start converting MOV video.

Tips: Besides converting MOV video to other regular file formats, you may also convert any other video froamts "to MOV".

2 Most Popular MOV to MP4 Converter - Handbrake

Handbrake is one of the most popular tools used to convert videos into MP4/MKV. It supports almost all the video formats, including MOV files. It's free, safe to use, and quite fast. Besides MP4 and MKV, you can also convert MOV videos into a slew of devices like Android, Apple, Chromecast, Fire TV, PSP, Roku, etc. However, in addition to the output limits, the free MOV video converter may encounter problems when converting MOV videos in 4K 60fps, especially converting MOV HEVC/Prores files. In some cases, you may see Handbrake MOV no valid source found or no sound/video errors. See detailed guide on how to convert MOV using Handbrake>>

Free MOV to MP4 Video Converter
Free MOV to MP4 Video Converter

3 Free MOV Video Converter - VLC

To convert MOV to MP4, other video formats, you can also try with VLC Media Player. It not only works as a media player, it can also be used as a free MOV converter. Most importantly, it's free and it has been installed on most of our computers. You can convert MOV to different formats such as MP4, Webm, TS, OGG, AVI, Divx, ASF, FLV, WMV, or DVD using VLC. However, VLC is not a professional video converter and converting is one of its benefit feature. Therefore, don't be surprise if you find the converted MOV file is A/V out of sync or lacks the audio or video. It's not a good idea using VLC as a 4K MOV video converter either. Check full guide on how to convert MOV using VLC >>

Free MOV Video Converter for Windows 10
Free MOV Video Converter for Windows 10

Best and Fastest 4K MOV Video Converter - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe
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If you need to fast convert among all SD/HD/UHD videos such as MP4, MKV, MOV, MTS, AVCHD, H.265, H.264, etc, give it a shot.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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