Nowadays we all are addicted to the online video streaming platforms. Many times it happens that we are going on a trip and there is no internet then many of us have already downloaded a movies, video for a trip but what will you do if they will not play when you want to watch them. If you have a MOV Video Files so you need a specific video player to watch it, and it is not preinstalled in windows 10.
What are MOV Video Files?
Many videos and movies are saved in your hard disk in .mov format. You can identify this type of files very easily as they have .mov extension on the file name. We can play mov files using windows media player.
How to Play Mov files using Windows Media Player
Only the latest version of windows media player (version 12) will allow you to play your .mov files. Let’s see how you will use it.
- press your window button then search the windows media player in the window search box then open it.
- when the windows media player opens then press Alt + H and select “About Windows Media Player”.
- if you have version 12 then you are able to play mov files using windows media player, if not then you have to update your window media player.
- Now type on the search box Window media player.
Step 5: Now right click on the movie or video which you want to watch then tap on the play.
And you can open your video in another method as well you can simply right click on the movie or video from your computer and then click on the “Open With” after then tap on the “Window Media Player”.
How to Play Mov files using VLC Media player
The Vlc media player supports the mov files and can play the movies and video very smothly in windows 10.
- Firstly download the Vlc media player and then install it.
- Now open your Vlc media player and tap on ‘Media’ from the top bar.
- click open file and pick your mov files. Or you can open your video in another method as well you can simply right click on the movie or video from your computer and then click on the “Open With” after then tap on the “VLC Media Player”.
It is very easy to use a window media player for MOV Video Files. There are many methods to play mov files. We can use third party software or can convert the mov file to another extension file but that is not needed when we can watch our videos or movies easily in window media players.