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How to Convert Video Format to Fit for QuickTime Player

QuickTime, developed by Apple Company, has become one of the most popular media players since it offers excellent image and sound quality. This player can be used on both Windows-based computer and Mac. However, QuickTime player only accepts the files with extension like .mov, .mp4 or .m4v. So if you have videos in WMV, MKV, ASF, FLV, AVI or other formats and would like to play them conveniently in QuickTime, you may need to convert video to QuickTime friendly format first.

As a professional yet easy-to-use video converting program, Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate will be the best solution if you want to convert video format to fit for QuickTime player. This video converter can conduct a wide range of format conversion, like WMV, AVI, MKV, 3GP, FLV, VOB, DV, XviD, DivX, MTS/M2TS and more. You can also extract audio from your videos and convert them to QuickTime supported M4A, M4B, MP3, etc. as well as other audio format like AAC, FLAC, AIFF as you wish.

If you are running QuickTime on Windows-based computer, then you are lucky to handle Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate without any hassle for the reason that this video converter is specially developed for Windows (Windows 8). Of course, correspondingly, Mac users can convert video to QuickTime player with Aimerosft Video Converter for Mac, which is highly compatible with Mac OS X (including Mountain Lion and the newly released Mavericks).

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Steps to convert video files to QuickTime playable format

The guide below will take Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate (for Windows) as an example to show you how to convert video files to suit for QuickTime Player step by step. Just make sure you’ve launch the proper version that suitable to your computer.

1Import video files to the converting tool

Get started by downloading and launching the converter program. Click on Add Files button to upload the videos from your PC or portable device to the converter. Or you can browse to locate the videos and directly drag the video clips to the program. Bear in mind that you can merge all the videos to create one file. It is also possible to edit the videos if you want to trim certain sections, crop the size and do other things.

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2 Choose QuickTime supported format for the output files

Next, you will need to choose the output format. MOV or M4V should be the best choice for the output file to play with QuickTime. To do this, click the download arrow near Output Format option and choose the target format from video format category. By clicking the Settings button, you can change the video parameters like video encoder, resolution, frame rate, bit rate, audio encoder, channel, sample rate and more.

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Just remember that this converter tool will allow you to convert your videos to any file format, including files for different mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Blackberry, Samsung Galaxy, Zune, Wii and more.

3 Activate the conversion with a simple click

When all the settings above are done, you can activate the conversion by simply clicking the Convert button. After a few minute, you can get the readily converted files from the output folder and transfer to QuickTime player. Now, enjoy any videos with QuickTime as you like. You will definitely be surprised by the excellent output video quality.

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