How to Convert MPG to MOV QuickTime Format (or MOV to MPG)
- Here is a detailed tutorial about how to convert videos from MPG to MOV format based on Mac version, just follow it and complete conversion tasks.
I have some video files in .mpg format in my media collection and now i want to convert them to a .mov format so that i can copy them into iMovie for editing? Is there a conversion tool that I can use to do this? How can I convert mpg file to mov file?
Sometimes you may feel confused about how to convert MPG to MOV on Mac, and the fact is that iMovie actually don’t support MPG video files. Unfortunately, you can not use MPG on pre-install Apple’s Media Player- QuickTime or other Apple idevices like iTunes, Final Cut Pro, Apple TV, iPhone iPad, Ipod etc, neither. So to overcome the problems mentioned above, you need the help of a helpful MPG to MOV converter to output desired mov format. Here we recommend Video Converter for Mac, which enables you to convert to and from a variety of video and audio formats without quality loss, including converting MPG files to to Quick Time format with mov extension.
As a versatile Mac application, MPG to MOV video converter not only allows you convert MPG to MOV file on your Mac, it also support converting MPG files to MP4, AVI, WMV, etc,. What is more, it lets you easily edit the MPG/MPEG movies before conversion, such as crop, trim, watermark, merge/split, effects, rotation, etc. If you are working on a Windows computer, please try Video Converter for Windows.
Step 1: Download and install the Mac version
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.5.7, Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Step 2: Import MPG videos
Click "Add" button to open the file browser window and navigate to the MPG files. You can also directly drag-and-drop files to the interface of this .mpg to .mov Mac application.
Tips: You can add multiple files to the queue and convert them all at one time.
Step 3: Set MOV as the output format
Click "Profile" drop-down list near the 3D icon, and then choose “MOV” as output formats.
The MPG to MOV converter comes with several pre-configured presets (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android tablets, Sony PSP, Amazon Kindle, Nitendo, smartphones, portable media players, etc.) for users who want things to "just work".
Edit MPEG (MPG) files before the conversion: (optional)
More details on please click here.
Step 4: Begin encoding MPG to MOV video for Mac
Click the "Start"' button at the bottom of the application to start MPG to MOV conversion process in Mac OS X. The progress will be monitored under the files name. The amount of time it takes will vary based on your system's hardware and the quality settings you selected.