How to Convert WMV to MOV (QuickTime) on Mac

By Emily Watson, Thursday, July 23, 2015

"I just purchase my MacBook Air. Now, I want to convert several .wmv files to MOV and play them on QuickTime. Does anyone have any simplified directions for converting my existing .wmv files into QuickTime files?"

To use WMV files on Mac or iOS devices – play WMV on QuickTime, edit WMV files with iMovie or sync these videos to iOS devices, WMV to MOV converter is must-have because WMV compatibility with Mac system is not very satisfying while MOV is the right format.

Part 1: WMV to MOV Converter for Mac and Windows

FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to convert WMV files to QuickTime MOV videos. It supports converting almost all popular video and audio formats, such as converting MOV to WMV. There are two versions: one is for users who're using Mac OS X 10.11 EI Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 and 10.7; the other is for users who're using Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32 bit or 64 bit).


Part 2: How to Convert WMV to MOV?

1. Add WMV videos

After ruining the program on your computer, you can click "Add File" button to load WMV files that you want to convert to the program.

Add WMV Videos to FonePaw Program

2. Select output format and output folder

Click "Profile" drop-down list  and "QuickTime Moive Format" preset button to set the output format . Then, click "Browse" button and select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens.

Select MOV Format and Output Folder

3. Start WMV to MOV conversion

Check the files you need to convert in the file list and click "Convert" button to start converting your WMV video files to QuickTime MOV.

Start WMV to MOV Conversion on Mac

Aside from converting WMV to QuickTime, you can use FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate to change WMV to other video format, such as WMV to MP4 and WMV to AVI.


Extended Knowledge: How to watch WMV files on Mac Directly

Way 1: Convert WMV file to MOV with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate.

Way 2: Install Flip4Mac Plugin on your Mac computer. This plugin, created by Telestream, allows you to import, export and play Windows Media video and audio files on your Mac.

Way 3: Download VLC Media Player. This player handles almost any media format you throw at it. But please note that it's only a playback solution; it doesn't let you edit WMV files in QuickTime supported apps including iMovie and Final Cut.

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