MOV file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .mov file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .mov file?
- What program do I need to open a .mov file?
- How can the .mov file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .mov files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ QuickTime Movie
MOV file is a QuickTime Movie. The MOV is a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which store a particular type of data, such as audio, video, effects, or text (for subtitles, for example).
✅ Autodesk Maya ASCII Motion Data
MOV file is an Autodesk Maya ASCII Motion Data. Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering solution.
Other types of files may also use the .mov file extension.
🚫 The .mov file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
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🔴 Can't open a .mov file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .mov file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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