How to Convert MOV to MP4 Free

Convert Quicktime MOV files to MP4 without quality loss with free MOV Converter. It will easily convert MOV videos to MP4 format no matter how large or small your files are: 100/300/500MB or 1/4/10GB or even larger! Save your MOV movie to MP4 in high quality with only three clicks! Download the best free MOV to MP4 Converter and follow the steps below to convert MOV file to MP4 or other formats:
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Get the job done in these easy steps:
1. Download & install free MOV to MP4 converter for Windows platforms
2. Add MOV files to convert
3. Click "to MP4" file format
4. Set MP4 file parameters
5. Convert MOV video to MP4 file format

Follow the steps & learn how to convert MOV to MP4 [Windows]:


Install free MOV to MP4 Converter

To convert MOV to MP4, download free Freemake MOV Converter here. It's the best proven freeware to convert MOV files to MP4 on Windows OS. The software accepts videos of ANY size & source. It can be set up on desktop computers and laptops with Windows Vista, 7, 8, and Windows 10 platforms. There is no Mac version.

By default, you download the online installation file. It loads all the components from the Internet during the process. In case you need an offline version, please contact our support team.

Run the online installer. Read and accept the Terms of use, then choose a folder for the software. Now decide if you want to have Freemake icons on a desktop to quickly access the tool when necessary.

Complete the online installation process and double-click the Freemake icon to run the software. Visit the video converter homepage to learn more about other software options:

Add MOV or Apple Quicktime files

The tool is very easy. Click the "+Video" to add MOV files that you want to convert or compress to MP4 (aka MPEG-4 Part 14). You may also drag-n-drop them into the program.

Unlike MOV to MP4 online converters, Freemake Video Converter accepts all types of Quicktime MOV files (large HD, medium, small). The only thing to keep in mind is that your MOV files should not be protected.

The video converter can convert either single MOV video or a batch of video files at once as well as convert large MOV to MP4.

If your movie has several audio and subtitles tracks, select the necessary ones before converting it. Please note that you can choose only one audio and one subs track. You can preview before the conversion if you've made the right choice in the inbuilt Freemake editor. There are also other video editing options available (cut, join, rotate).

Click “to MP4” format

Select the MP4 output format to convert MOV files. You will find this button at the bottom of the MOV to MP4 converter. You will see multiple output container options there. In case you need to convert video from Quicktime for a particular Apple or Android device, you may choose the desired supported option and then select your device model from the drop-down menu.

If you need a universal file extension which you can play on any gadget or stream online on a website, then click the MP4 output container (also known as MPEG-4 Part 14).

Please only keep in mind
that the video file size shouldn't be too large for streaming. You may adjust it in the next step.

Set final MP4 conversion parameters

Select a ready quality preset for your output MP4 files. Please note that you can’t change non-HD movies to HD ones. Freemake program doesn't increase the quality of your original video files.

If you are an advanced user, you can choose custom settings such as bitrate, video codec and audio codec, frame rate, frame size, etc. Set the required file size using the weight button in this window.

If you want to convert with the same file settings in future, you can save them as your own preset. Just type a title and choose an icon for it.

Free Freemake media encoder can also help you edit your source videos. As soon as you’ve added a file into the software, click the button with scissors to run a built-in video editor. In a new window, you will see a preview of the video and the control buttons at the bottom. You may delete movie parts that you don’t want to see in your final video file, rotate clip if necessary, add subs to the movie, and so on. When you are done with the editing, click the 'OK' button and then convert & export MOV to MP4 format.

Convert MOV file to MP4 on Windows

Now set a folder where you want to save your converted MP4 files. Please note that Freemake program doesn’t change your original videos. New MP4 files will be created in a specified folder. In case you use Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, you may select the "Export to iTunes" option before starting the conversion. The tool will convert and add your new MP4 file to the iTunes media library automatically.

When everything is ready, click the "Convert" button to convert MOV files to MP4 video extension. The encoding process may take some time depending on your hardware capabilities and overall PC performance.

When the conversion finishes, go and check your new MP4 files. For example, you may play them back with QuickTime multimedia player or Windows Media Player. Alternatively, you may transfer the MP4 movies to your portable devices.

With Freemake, you can also convert MKV to MP4 free & easily.