How to open file with MOV extension?

MOV file description

The .MOV file format was originally developed by Apple, though this format is now compatible with both Mac and Windows operating systems.

This .MOV file extension is normally used to store video clips and movie files to other media devices or the user’s hard disk. Commonly, this file extension is used by the QuickTime media program. Files that are stored in the .MOV extension are compressed, which makes it extremely easy to stream video content over the Web and also download them to your system or other media devices. Most of the videos and movies that are accessible over the Internet comprise of the .MOV file format.

Basic information about MOV file

File MOV is one of the files of the Video Files category. Its full name is Apple QuickTime Movie . File format MOV was created by Apple. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file MOV sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a MOV file, you will definitely find it here.
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Conversion of a MOV file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the MOV extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of MOV file conversion to a different format.
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the MOV file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the MOV file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the MOV file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the MOV file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the MOV file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the MOV file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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