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How to Convert MKV to MOV on Mac

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How to Convert MKV to MOV on Mac

MKV format, stands for Matroska Video, can contain kinds of video and audio codecs. It’s always used for HD videos. Unfortunately, Mac and other Apple product don’t support MKV well enough. To Apple user, the MOV and MP4 format must be the best popular format as it’s highly supported by almost all Apple products.

If you want to enjoy MKV/HD MKV movies with QT, edit in iMovie, and watch on Apple TV, you need to convert MKV to MOV.

To complete the conversion on Mac, you need an easy to use yet professional Video Converter for Mac. This software can help you to enjoy MKV files on Mac and portable devices like iPhone by converting MKV to MOV at an easy way and high speed. Also the output MOV video can achieve a high level of quality.
How to convert MKV to MOV on Mac step-by-step?

This is a guide for Mac users. If you want to convert on Windows OS, you can go to the Video Converter guide for more details.

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Step 1 Run the Video Converter for Mac

Find the DMG file and double click it to run the MKV to MOV converter for Mac.

MKV to MOV converter for Mac main interface
Step 2 Import MKV file to the Video Converter for Mac

To make the conversion more convenient, this program enables you to import MKV files by dragging it to the main screen. Also you can choose to add file by the “File” option on the list of toolbar.

add MKV files
Step3 Select MOV as the format

Click the icon of “output settings” and choose the MOV format under the list of Common Format. Even you can select the format by your Apple devices like iPhone, iPod, and so on, or by your Apple software like iDVD, iMovie, and Final Cut Pro. The software will show you the correct format under the name of your model.

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Step 4 Edit the source video before the MKV to MOV conversion

This step is aim to help you make the MOV video more personalized. If you don’t need to edit the source video, just ignore this step.
This software allows you to trim video, crop video, adjust video, add subtitle, and add watermark. Let’s take cropping function as an example.

Crop source video's screen

You can set the output screen Zoom as Full Screen, Keep Original, 16:9, 4:3, Letter Box, Pan &Scan, select the one suitable for your needs. Sometimes, you just want the most important part of the screen, set the position and size by dragging the scrollbar. Best of all, you can preview the output file at the right of the interface.
Rotate the screen also allowed by this converter.After cropping, don’t forget to click the “Done”.

Step 5 Start the MKV to MOV conversion

After the 4 steps, you can get the MOV video by clicking the “Start”. The converter will show you the output folder just after the conversion.

Tips for better MKV to MOV conversion:

1,This is a converter designed for Mac OS X 10.5 or above (Lion included).

2, You can take screenshot when you are previewing the video with the built-in player.

3.You can see the estimated size when you set the output settings.

Try to convert MKV to MOV now or get more info of the Video Converter for Mac:
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