Convert MP4 to MOV

How to convert MP4 to MOV using Converterlite. Converting MP4 to MOV is a common search query so the following identifies  how to convert your MP4 files using our free and simple software.

What is an MP4 file?

An Motion Picture Experts Group-4 (MPEG-4 or MP4) file is a compressed video file that is capable of containing a high-quality film in a small storage space. Many video players are compatible with MP4 format files, and non-compatible programs can read the files with the aid of a tool called a codec.

What is an MOV file?

MOV files specify multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which stores a particular type of data: audio, video, effects, or text. Each track either contains a digitally-encoded media stream, using a specific format or a data reference to the media stream located in another file




Begin by selecting the Video Icon.

After clicking audio/video you will be able to find all accepted formats including MP4 files. Select the file(s)  and click open. Click next to proceed.
Alternatively you can click and drag them directly from your folder into converterlite.

Multiple files:

  • Hold ctrl key while selecting desired files and click open.
  • Highlight and drag multiple files into convertelite.

Renaming files:

Click on the title before converting to rename the output file


The format section is made up of “Devices” and “Formats”. Look through the list of Format types and select MOV. Then choose a quality type and click next.

Where do converted files go?

Audio/Video: Same folder as input/original file

Choosing destination folder:
After selecting a device or format you will see a settings icon below the quality/model options. Click settings and uncheck the box titled, “Output file to same folder as input”. Then you can manually choose the location of the output file.

Click convert and await finish.
Once completed you can open up the converted files folder by selecting the green tick symbol by the name of the converted file.
Click “Clear completed” to refresh to the ADD page.