How to Put and Play MOV videos on Android devices

Is it possible to watch .mov video on Android devices? Can Android devices support playing QuickTime files? Check the article below to find the solid answer please.


MOV represents Apple QuickTime movie which is a compressed multimedia format and very popular in Apple products like QuickTime, iPhone, iPad. However, this popular Apple video format MOV is not so compatible with Android phones or tablets including Galaxy S8/S8+Google PixelKindle Fire Tablet, etc. So what if you want to play MOV files on Android devices? If you are confused about it, then you are in the right place. In this article, you will learn how to use the following two methods to play MOV (QuickTime) files on your Android phone: convert MOV to an Android-compatible video format, or use the Android media player to play the QT MOV videos.



Method 1: Convert MOV(QuickTime) files to Android friendly formats

The key to make it possible to transfer and put MOV files onto Android is to convert the QT MOV videos format to Android gadget friendly format i.e. MP4 with H.264 codec by using a video converter. And here comes Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. This Video Converter for Android is a powerful program that can easily convert or compress all videos including MOV, MTS, MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB, 3GP, FLV, etc to Android supported format for playback with ease up to 4K resolution. 

In addition, it provides user-friendly interface and super-fast converting speed so as to save you trouble and time when process a video conversion. Plus, lots of video presets are provided for kinds of Android devices like HTC phones, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Note 5, Nexus, Blackberry, Galaxy Tab S2, Kindle Fire, Google Nexus 7/10, Nook HD, etc. with the best settings for playback on a certain Android device. The equivalent Windows version is the Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which can convert .mov and more videos to Android and Windows/iOS devices on Windows PC (Widows 10 included.)

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Convert MOV(QuickTime) files to Android compatible formats

Step 1. Add MOV video files 

Launch the MOV Video Converter for Android program and add videos in the following two ways: 1> Click "Add File" button to choose .mov video file from your hard drive for converting. 2> Directly drag the movies you want to convert to the left item bar. To save your time, you can add multiple files for converting at a time by clicking "Add multi-file" or "Add Folder" since batch conversion is well supported. 



Step 2. Choose output format 

Choose output profile via clicking the "Select Format" bar. Here we recommend you select Android Phone or Android Tab from "Device > Android" as the export format. The output videos could fit on all Android devices perfectly. Or you can directly choose a suitable video format depending on your certain device, including Kindle Fire, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, etc.

Step 3. Advanced Video, Audio Settings 

The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the settings button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly. 

 

Step 4. Start MOV to Android video conversion 

Finally click on "Start" button of the best Android Video Converter to start encoding MOV to MP4 for Android. The progress bar will show you the conversion processing. Once the conversion finished, you can connect your phone with computer, and transfer the converted video files to Android phones or tablets for enjoyment on the go. 

Method 2: Play MOV(QuickTime) files on Android Tablet/Phone with Android media player

If don't want to convert MOV files, you can directly play the files on your Android phone using the powerful and free Android media player like VLC Beta, MX Player, QQPlayer, etc.. But these players can't support all MOV files well like iPhone MOV, Canon MOV, Nikon MOV recordings... Anyhow, encoding MOV video to Android friendly format with a top MOV to Android phone converter is a better solution and you can play any MOV and other video files on Android without hassle.

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