How to transcode Samsung NX1 H.265 to QuickTime MOV on Mac Yosemite?

Diana Joan

Apr 30, 2015 09:58 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I had recorded a Documentary about the Nature in South Africa for a German cinema with my Samsung NX1 camera. And I want to view the video footage on my Mac computer with its default media player - QuickTime Player. However, QuickTime player does not read the recording videos copied from my camera. I know that the videos recorded with my camera are compressed video H.265 codec. Any solutions? Appreciate your reply."

Samsung NX1 H.265 to QuickTime MOV

As we know, the compression codec used by Samsung NX1 is only used by Apple in FaceTime on its iPhone 6 and latter models. So users can't stream or play H.265-encoded video outside of the FaceTime enviroment. Therefore, it does not work when you tried playing Samsung NX1 H.265 video on QuickTime player.

To solve H.265 video playback problem on Mac, you can use Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to decode Samsung NX1 H.265 to QuickTime MOV format, the native file format for QuickTime player. The program also enables you to convert NX1 H.265 video to other QuickTime supported file formats such as ASF, DivX Media Format, Flash Video, Matroska, Ogg, etc.

How to convert Samsung NX1 H.265 to QuickTime MOV on Mac?

Step 1. Transfer Samsung NX1 H.265 files from camera to Mac computer.

Plug in your Samsung camera to the computer with the memory card inside to your Mac computer via the USB cable, turn on the camera, then you can find your files, copy and parse them on your Mac hard drive.

Step 2: Input Samsung NX1 H.265 files.

From "File" drop-down menu, select "Add Video/Audio" to import Samsung NX1 H.265 files to the software for conversion.

Input Samsung NX1 H.265 files

Step 3: Specify output file format.

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down selection, define "MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)" as the output profile format.

Select to output quicktime mov format

Step 4: Transcode Samsung NX1 H.265 to QuickTime MOV format.

Carry out NX1 H.265 to QuickTime Conversion process by clicking the right-bottom "Convert" button.

When the conversion is over, click "Open" on the main interface to locate the converted files to transfer and play them on QuickTime player with ease.

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