How to Convert MOV to MP4 and HD MP4 With Quicktime Pro 7

Exporting files from Quicktime Pro into MP4 is doable, it is just the menu is a bit hidden, as you can see below. If you have Quicktime (not Quicktime Pro, but regular Quicktime), there are

Steps

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    Open up your .mov file in QuickTime Pro 7. Click “File” at the top, then click “Export”. This also works in Quicktime X, though many of the options below have disappeared.

     
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    Click the down arrow of the “Export:” box and select “Movie to MPEG-4”. Then click the “Options” button.

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    Select “MP4” in the “MPEG-4 Export Settings” dialog-box to choose the codec that you want to use for the compression. Under the “Video” section, there are just 5 options for “Video Format” (Codec) choosing: “None”, “MPEG-4 Basic”, “MPEG-4 Improved”, “H.264” and “Pass Through”.

    • For Standard-Definition MP4 movies in normal size, keep “MPEG-4 Basic” the QuickTime chose, and set the “Data Rate” a little more than the default setting “64 kbits/sec” with a higher “Image Size” Hint: Never set the “Data Rate” over the mark of 9000 kbits/sec if you select “image Size” in “768 x 576 SD”.
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    • If you want a High-Definition movie, please choose the “Video Format” as “MPEG-4 Improved” or “H.264”, and select the “Image Size” in “1280 x 720 HD” or “1920 x 1080 HD” after “Data Rate” changes. DO REMEMBER: Never set the “Data Rate” less than “6000 kbits/sec” if you want to get a real High-Definition quality movie!
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    Decorate the “Audio” settings as we did the in “Video” settings. Before that, you are supposed to check the actual rate of the original audio and select the rate that matches the original to avoid having sound sync crashed.

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    Backward to the “MPEG-4 Export Settings” dialog-box to choose “Audio”. Set it to 48 kHz stereo (16 bit default) for the best audio settings, and click the “OK” button.

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    Just keep going with OK-click until back to the “Save exported file as” window, locate the destination folder on your hard drive with enough free

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