QuickTime, the default media player on Mac, is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc. It’s powerful media technology that works on Mac with just about many popular video or audio format you come across. However, QuickTimes will meet its Waterloo in MKV container, which is famous for its ability of keeping multi-track subtitle and audio. For the supported format of QuickTimne does not includes MKV format. So if you want to play MKV on QuickTimes on Mac including Mac OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra, you have to convert MKV to QuickTimes compatible format.
When you are looking for a easy-to-use MKV Converter, you can consider Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. This program not only serves as the best yet free MKV to MOV converter for Mac but also makes perfect synchronization with Mac El Capitan and macOS Sierra, letting you easily and freely transfer video from MKV to MOV on your Mac 10.11 El Capitan while holding the same video as original. In addition, converting MKV to MP4 on Mac El Capitan and macOS Sierra is also like a hot knife through butter with this free Mac MKV to MOV converter, thereupon, you can either import your video to QuickTime or put it to your iPhone, iPad, etc for watching on the move.
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How to Convert MKV File to MOV for playing on QuickTime on Mac El Capitan/macOS Sierra?
Step 1: Load MKV File
Free download this Mac free MKV to MOV video converter , fire it up and load the MKV files by hitting “Add Video/Audio” button. You also can add AVI to convert to QuickTime.
Step 2: Choose output format
Select and custom output format. Click “Common Video” > “MOV – QuickTime (*.MOV)” to get the optimized output file for MKV to QuickTime conversion on Mac El Capitan.
Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. Remember bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. If you want to keep 1080p Full HD resolution, set the video size as 1080*1920.
Step 3: Start MKV to QuickTime conversion on Mac
Carry out the video conversion process by hitting the right-bottom “Convert” button. When the conversion is done, hit “Open” button on the main interface to find and locate the converted MKV files to add to QuickTime on Mac OS X 10.11.
Now, the converted MKV video can be played back by QuickTime without any hassle.You can also edit them in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and stream it to Apple TV or transfer them to your iPod and take them with you wherever you go.
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