MOV to WMV Conversion - How to Play QuickTime MOV in Windows Media Player?

Diana Joan

Oct 24, 2014 07:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan

QuickTime is quite famous for its dominant performance on Mac. You can play QuickTime MOV files easily on Mac with different MOV players. However, to open up QuickTime MOV files with Windows Media Player on a Windows PC is not as easy as you think. The major problem is that Windows Media Player has its native formats (asf, asx, avi, wav, wma, wax, wm, wmv, wvx, mpg, mpeg, m1v, and more) and you can’t drag videos in unsupported formats into it for playback.

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Therefore the most important part you cannot skip is to convert QuickTime MOV files to Windows Media Player supported video formats like WMV. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is the top ranking MOV to WMV converter for Mac, and makes QuickTime MOV playback with Windows Media Player possible.

How to convert QuickTime MOV to Windows Media Player WMV?

Step 1. Import QuickTime MOV files on Mac

Run QuickTime to Window Media Player on Mac, and click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from Folder” to navigate to the folder where you save the QuickTime MOV file.

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Step 2. Set WMV as target format for WMP

WMV is the one of the best format for Windows Media Player, and to rip QuickTime MOV files to WMV is absolutely no problem. Find the format list and pick “WMV2 (WMV8) (*.wmv)” under “Common Video.”

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Step 3. Start QuickTime MOV to WMP conversion

Before performing the conversion, you can edit your QuickTime MOV files and set the best audio and video parameters for the output WMV files. Then click “Browse” in main screen to decide which folder you’re going to save the converted QuickTime MOV files. At last, just one click “Convert” to get conversion from MOV to WMV started.

When the conversion is over, open Windows Media Player, find the converted QuickTime MOV files and drag them to WMP for enjoyment. And you can share the converted video files with your friends who owning a Windows PC.

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