How to Convert from MKV to MOV on Mac or Windows
MKV (Matroska Video), a container format developed by Matroska, can hold a variety of video and audio codecs. However, MKV is not compatible with Mac OS X. If you want to convert those MKV video, movies, or TV show on your Mac, you need to convert MVK to MOV in which format you can play your videos in QuickTime, edit them in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or stream them to Apple TV, iPod, or iPhone. To do so, you need a third-party program for helping you convert MKV to MOV Mac (or MP4) firstly.
This is step by step guide shows you how to convert MKV to MOV on Mac OS X (include Snow Leopard and Mac OS X Lion) with the help of a professional MKV to MOV Video Converter for Mac, which is a desktop video conversion program that can be used to convert a wide range of video file formats into a variety of other formats including converting .MKV to .MOV on Mac and ready presets to convert video for iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, PS3 (HD support), XBox (HD support), Nintendo, Zune, mobiles, Android devices, portable media players, etc. For users who running a Windows OS, please try Video Converter for Windows here.
The following information tells you how to use the Mac app to accomplish MKV to MOV on Mac task.
Step 1: Import MKV videos into the program
The Mac MKV to MOV Converter can convert other video formats to QuickTime Video (.mov), so you can add other videos convert to MOV. If you want to combine all converted file into one, you may turn "Merge into one" on at the bottom.
Step 2: Select MOV as output format
Click "Profile" drop-down list near the 3D icon, and then choose “MOV” as output formats. you may want to do some editing in video such as adjust the video frame size, set effects for videos, clip videos into segments, add cutomized image/text watermark etc. All these is available with its built-in editor.
Step 3: Start conversion on your Mac
Click the "Convert" button to start converting MKV to MOV on Mac. Now, you can play converted MKV video files on your Mac smoothly, edit them in iMovie or Final Cut Pro, or even put them on other devices like iPhone and iPad for playback on the go.
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