"What happened to my MOV video? It can't play on my PC but work on my iPhone. What's wrong with this? Need help, please!"


It's very common that most users have been facing such problem and seek for solutions online. Why can't we play MOV video successfully on our Windows or other devices? That is because MOV is a specific video format developed by Apple, which needs to be converted to other formats than can play directly on other devices. Is there any simple way to help to convert MOV to or from other formats? Absolutely! In this article, we want to walk you through how to convert MOV to or from other formats so as to enjoy the wonderful MOV videos on your devices. Let's get to know something about the MOV format first.

Part 1. Know about the MOV Format

MOV is an MPEG-4 video container acting as a multimedia container file format, which mainly used for storing video files, like saving all kinds of media files, movies, graphics, animation, or VR content, etc. Being created by Apple, MOV stores video files by Apple's own proprietary compression technology, which helps to offer very high-quality watching experience.


However, although MOV is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms, it only can be played on both macOS and Windows by using Apple Quick time player or the application which must be able to recognize the specific codec(s) used in the file. Therefore, it is really not convenient for many users to play MOV with other devices, like PSP, DVD player. How could we play MOV videos on other devices in the easiest and effective way? Next, we will recommend you some useful tools to solve your problem.

Part 2. Introduction About VideoSolo Free Video Converter

Not all the devices are available for playing MOV videos. Converting MOV to other formats is the best choice for users who want to watch MOV videos on their own devices. For this, I want to introduce the free MOV converter to you first. That is VideoSolo Free Video Converter. It is usually designed to provide excellent converting services for users who want to convert their MOV videos to other formats directly and quickly.


VideoSolo Free Video Converter can convert audio or video files to 300+ formats (M4A, M4R, AAC, FLAC, MP3...) that supported by most devices and it also offers some extra functions such as converting multiple video or audio files in batch, easy-to-use interface, fast conversion speed and high output quality, etc. All these functions are available to help you get a good quality playing or watching experience.


If you want to watch any MOV videos with your devices for convenience, you can directly convert MOV videos to the specific format that is compatible with your devices. And now Let's walk through this simple converting tutorials and get it done by yourselves.

Part 3. How to Convert MOV Videos to Other Formats

To solve your problem, here I recommend a tool VideoSolo Free Video Converter to you. For converting MOV videos to other formats, you just need to follow these simple steps.

Step 1. Run the Software

After downloading the software above, run the software that matches on your computer system.


Step 2. Add the MOV Video to Software

On the page of VideoSolo, click "Add Files" button to add the MOV video you have downloaded.

Note: Compared to the online video converter, batch conversion is supported by VideoSolo Free Video converter, so you can add a whole folder or multiple files for conversion, which is more time-saving for users.

Add Files

Step 3. Click "Output Format" Option to Select the Output Format

After adding MOV video, click "Output Format" option at the bottom left corner of the main interface. Then you will see many formats listed for you to choose from. It is the same as to convert other video formats to MOV.

Choose Output Format

Step 4. Click "Convert" to Get Other Format

Click "Convert" button on the bottom of right corner directly to change. When it is over, you can find the video from the folder you have set up.

Convert Video

It is not difficult for your conversion. However, for some users, they may want to convert their videos and get the better playing effects. Then, here is the excellent MOV video converter we want to introduce to you. That is VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. It can easily help you convert videos and audios to 300+ formats(M4A, FLAC, MP4, AAC...) that supported by most devices and it also offers some extra functions. Batch files are supported for conversion by the software to save your time!


Before conversion, if you need to edit your MOV files, such as rotating, cropping, adding cool video effects or watermark etc, this MOV video converter's excellent editing features are available to satisfy you well. Moreover, it is also a fast-speed converter for offering convenience and efficiency. All these functions enable you to get a better quality playing and watching experience!

That's it! With VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate introduced above, now you can convert MOV to any formats with high quality and the same size you want easily and edit your videos for more playing effects! Enjoy!