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How to open .mov file extension?

File Type : Video file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .mov file extension?

.mov file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The .mov file extension is a common multimedia format often used in Apple's Quicktime for saving movies and other video files, using a proprietary compression algorithm developed by Apple Computer and is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows platforms. The MOV format specifies a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which contains a particular type of data like audio, video, effects etc. The files saved in this format are compressed which makes it convenient and easy for the user to download the videos from the internet to the computer or any other media device. Several movies / videos available online are in .mov format. The MOV files can be converted to an ordinary media file format using various media applications, like VLC Player which can convert a .MOV video file to an .MP4 file or an audio file to the .OGG format.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .mov files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Apple Quick Time Player
  • CyberLink PowerDVD 14
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 2
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • CyberLink PowerDVD 15
  • Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
Windows Mobile:
  • QuickPlay
Google Android:
  • Video Player for Android
  • VLC for android
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple Quick Time Player
  • VideoLAN VLC media player
  • Apple QuickTime Player
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • Roxio Toast 12
  • Roxio Popcorn
Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):
  • Movie Player
  • playable