How to convert .rmvb to QuickTime .mov files on Mac OS?
RMVB is most used on the internet, if you download some movies from the internet, chances are that the videos are in RMVB format. The RMVB files can play well on Windows PCs, while on Mac, it is totally another story: Mac apps do not accept RMVB files. So, how to play RMVB movies on Mac?
Solution 1-Convert RMVB to MOV with iOrgsoft Video Converter
QuickTime .mov is the natively supported format by Mac apps. So, it is a good idea to convert RMVB to MOV then to play on Mac. To accomplish the conversion fast and successfully, a professional RMVB to MOV Converter is needed. Here, iOrgsoft Video Converter for Mac is a good tool to convert RMVB files to MOV on Mac. With it, you can easily convert RMVB Videos to MOV formats with ease. Besides, if you want to import RMVB movies to Apple products like iPhone, iPad, Apple TV etc, you can easily find the optimized presets for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad mini, Apple TV 3, etc.
Load RMVB videos to the Video Converter for Mac
Click the "Add Files" button or drag the RMVB files to the RMVB to MOV Converter directly, batch conversion is supported, you can add multiple files to the program at one time.
Choose output format
Click the format icon, the format list will appear once, set MOV as output format under "Common video" or "HD Video" column. If you want to play the RMVB movies on iPhone, iPad, etc, you can directly set the output format from Apple device column where presets for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad mini, iPad 2, etc are listed.
Convert RMVB to MOV
Press "Convert" button to start converting RMVB videos to MOV. After the RMVB to MOV Converter for Mac finishes the conversion, you can play the converted files on your Mac freely then.
Solution 2: Use Perian PluginPerian Plugin works well with QuickTime 7.6.6. If your default media player is QuickTime 7.6.6, you can use such a plugin to play RMVB as well as other videos like MKV, WMV, AVI, etc on QuickTime. But the Perian does not work with QuickTime 10 or above.
Solution 3. Use VLC player
VLC player is powerful to play most video format including not only the RMVB files, but also other files like DVD, VOB, WMV, MKV,AVI, etc, With the VLC player, you can easily convert the RMVB format files into a format of your choice. But you need to know one thing, you cannot transfer the converted files to other apple products.