MOV file is not a surprise to any of you since it's a more flexible video container format commonly-used in post-production, digital camcorders, action cameras, drone videography, etc. For those MOV movie footage, you know, either the large file size or the advanced video codecs, will bring troubles in normal playback. Therefore, this article shows you how to convert and compress MOV to MP4 readily for hassle-free playback, editing and other free use.
You don't need to jump from a video editor to a video converter and back again. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is an easy-to-use video and audio processing toolkit that offers 6 ways to convert and compress MOV to MP4 without any intricate terminology, complicated operation, advanced operation and user-hostile layout.
Install and launchInstall and launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro, open "Converter" module on the start-up interface. Click "Add Files" button to import your large-sized MOV video files. Alternatively, just drag and drop the files into the blank space.
Compared with the widely-used H.264, HEVC (aka H.265) provides up to 50% higher compression ratio while keeping the original quality. So, press the "Format Profile" on the right side to open the full list of 500+ optimized presets. Head over to "Video" category and select "H265 for MP4" profile.
Select MP4 as output format, then press "Batch compression" icon to activate the feature. Once the icon becomes orange, move the slider to the right side to increase the compression ratio to batch compress MOV files to MP4.
Note: This way is equivalent to decreasing video bit rates for sacrificing video quality. You have to keep the balance between the video quality and file size when you compress MOV file.
Select MP4 as output format, you can move the slider along the "Quick setting" bar underneath the Format Profile section to downscale video resolution from 8K to 4K, 4K to 2K, 4K to 1080p or 1080p to 720p. Alternatively, you can also open "Parameter settings" window to change video resolution.
Select MP4 as output format. If the MOV files are shot in 60fps or higher, open "Parameter settings" window and change the frame rate to 24fps or 30fps, which can also convert and compress MOV to MP4 to a large extent.
After choosing MP4 on the right side, click "Scissors" icon on the editing toolbar to open "Trim" windows. move the two sliders to select the desired video segment, or input start time and end time for fine-tuning, then click OK. You're allowed to split MOV file into multiple parts. If needed, you can also merge multiple video clips together later.
Once everything is all set, choose an output path on the bottom. Lastly, hit "Run" button to start to convert and compress MOV to MP4 with GPU acceleration enabled.