If you are looking for a useful Sony Alpha MP4 to MOV Converter for Mac to transcode Sony Alpha MP4 to Mac friendly MOV format, you are in the right place. This post guides you through the process of converting Sony Alpha MP4 files to QuickTime MOV videos on Mac OS X.
Needed a Mac Sony Alpha MP4 to MOV Converter
“Hello, does anyone know a good Sony Alpha MP4 to MOV Converter for Mac? I am having problem editing Sony Alpha A7S MP4 files on Mac, so I intend to transcode them to a Mac friendly QuickTime MOV format first. Any recommendations? I would really appreciate any help. Thanks in advance.”
If you are in search of a solution to change Sony Alpha MP4 to MOV format, you may give HD Converter for Mac a shot. It is a universal video transcoder that can convert 4K, 2K, Full HD 1080p/1080i, HD 720p and SD video files in format of AVCHD, MTS, M2T, M2TS, TS, MXF, MKV, H.264, H.265/HEVC, P2 MXF, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, M4V, etc. to any formats you request.
How to convert Sony Alpha MP4 to MOV on Mac?
Here’s what you need
HD Converter for Mac
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Converter for Mac as a Sony Alpha MP4 Video Converter for Mac. Once the main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ button to import source media. You can load directly from your camera or from a card reader, or from a folder on your HDD that contains your media data.
Step 2: Select output format for your editing programs
To convert Sony Alpha MP4 files for use iMovie, from the Profile list, choose ‘Apple InterMediateCodec (AIC) (*.mov) as output format from ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ catalogue.
For the purpose of encoding Sony Alpha MP4 video files for Avid, Premiere or DaVinci Resolve, from the Profile list, choose ‘Avid DNxHD(*.mov)’ as output format from ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
To convert Sony Alpha MP4 footage for editing in FCP 7 or FCP X, from the Profile list, choose ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format from ‘Final Cut Pro’ catalogue.
If you want to convert Sony Alpha MP4 video files for playing on Mac, simply choose ‘HD MOV Video (*.mov)’ as target format under ‘HD Video’ catalogue.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced user)
If you are an advanced user and want to adjust video and audio settings like bit rate, frame rate, etc. in your own way, you can click ‘Setting’ button and go to ‘Profile Settings’ panel to do so, if not, simply skip this step.
Step 4: When ready, click the ‘Convert’ button to start converting Sony Alpha MP4 footage to MOV for playing or editing on a Mac.
You can tick off ‘Shut down computer when conversion completed’ checkbox, and go away to do other things instead of waiting around in front of the computer for the entire conversion process.
Step 5: When the conversion finished, click ‘Open Folder’ button to find the generated MOV QuickTime files for editing or playing.
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