MOV file extension

Below you'll find information on
known file type that uses the .MOV file extension.

Apple Quicktime Video
Extension Added: June, 19th 2013
Last Updated: June, 19th 2013

Category:Video Files
Popularity: (Very common)

Video format that uses a compression algorithm developed by Apple Computer. It is commonly associated with Quicktime, a native Macintosh media player.          

MOV files are multimedia containers with one or multiple tracks, each storing a different type of data: video, audio, metadata or effects. Each track can contain the actual data or a reference to data saved in another location.

Apple Movie files can be opened with various media players and are compatible with both Windows and Macintosh platforms.