An .mkv file is an Matroska multimedia file. It can hold numbers of video/audio/image or subtitle tracks in one file. MKV is widely used by HD movie spread on the internet due to its befitting size and HD capacity. But Mac's MKV support is not that good and Mac user may suffer stuttering playbak and other issues. The easy solution is to convert MKV to MOV, a Mac friendly format that you can play on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc., or edit them in programs like iMovie and Final Cut Pro. In this article, you'll learn how to convert MKV files to MOV on Mac (Yosemite, Mavericks included) for convenient playback.
Mac doesn't have a bulit-in converter to do that job and you will need a third-party tool to do this hard job. EaseFab Video Converter for Mac is a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help you convert MKV to MOV, MP4, MPEG, AVI, FLV, etc. with fast conversion speed and excellent video quality. Besides, the program offers optimized presets for iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, iMovie, Final Cut Pro and more for easy accessing. If you're using a Windows PC, simply turn to Video Converter for Windows, which can help you encode MKV to MOV in Windows (including Windows 8/8.1/10). Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.
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Step 1. Add MKV Videos to the Program
Run the program and you'll see the interface as below. There are 2 ways to add MKV movies to the program:
1> click the "Add Video" button to browse and select your source video files from either your local drive or portable devices.
2> directly drag the MKV video you want to convert to MOV.
Step 2. Specify MOV as the output file format
Click the "Profile" drop down list to select "MOV" from "Commoon Video" category as the output format. If you want to convert MKV files to portable devices, this Mac app offers a variety of presets for iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV even apps like iMovie, FCP, Premiere and Avid.
Step 3. Start Converting MKV to MOV on Mac OS X
Click "Convert" and the program will start converting MKV to MOV. The converted video can be played back by QuickTime without any hassle.
You can also edit them in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and stream it to Apple TV or transfer them to your iPhone, iPad or iPod and take them with you wherever you go.