"I am trying to play .mov files at work but we don’t have QUICKTIME – is there an online mov player facility anyone knows of that I can use?"

Sometimes we may need to open MOV file online for different reasons. In such cases, we may need an MOV player online or other online tools to help us watch MOV files online. Due to the complexity and less popularity of MOV format, you may find it hard to get a proper online MOV player to do this. This post will show you some effective ways to let you play MOV online and offline.

Part 1: Upload MOV Files to YouTube

If you want an online MOV player to play MOV files online, the best solution is to upload your MOV files onto a video sharing site that could act as MOV online player to let you watch MOV files online. And if you are restricted to the old thought of online video sharing sites accepting only FLV, F4V and MP4 videos, you will find no online video player to play MOV online.

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YouTube, the most popular online video sharing site that’s known to all, is actually far more than a video sharing site that accepts FLV, F4V and MP4 videos. It actually accepts most of video files for uploading. If you want an online MOV player, you could make use of YouTube. That means YouTube could perform as online MOV player software to let you watch MOV files online, even though the video quality could be lowered down.

Of course, besides YouTube, you could also find other video sharing sites to let you upload MOV files and then play MOV files online.

Part 2: Convert MOV Files with MOV Video Converter

The other solution you need to use for playing MOV files online is to convert MOV files to other video formats that your media player could adopt, like the most popular MP4 or FLV. Therefore you could turn your online video player into an online MOV player to play MOV files online.

Leawo HD Video Converter is the right MOV converter you need to convert MOV files to any other video format like MP4, AVI, FLV, F4V, etc. in a few simple clicks. Included in Leawo Prof. Media, this HD MOV video converter is one of the function module of Leawo Prof. Media and performs excellent in converting videos in any format like MOV format.

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Leawo HDVideo Converter 

☉ Convert video and audio between 180+ formats.

☉ Convert HD video up to 4K without quality loss.

☉ Trim, Crop, Effect, Watermark to edit video.

☉ Support 2D to 3D conversion in 6 3D effects.

☉ Add external subtitle and select audio channel.

How to Convert MOV Files with Leawo HD Video Converter:

It’s simple to convert MOV files with Leawo Video Converter. Download and install it via the link provided above, and then follow the below steps to learn how to convert MOV files with it:

1. Under the “Convert” tab, click the "Add Video" button to import source MOV files from your local drive.
2. Click the button next to "Add Photo" button and then select "Change" option to select output profile according to personal needs.
3. Click the big green "Convert" button on the top-right of the main interface to set output directory in the "Save to" box.
4. Click the "Convert" button on the sidebar to start converting Blu-ray movies on PC.

After converting, you could then upload the converted MOV files online to play MOV files online as you like.

Leawo HD Video Converter Demo Video:

Part 3: Watch MOV Files with Local MOV Player

Sometimes what you need to play MOV files is actually a wonderful QuickTime player alternative like Leawo Free Video Player, the best free MOV player software for you to play MOV files on PC and Windows computers.

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Leawo Free Video Player

☉ 100% free movie player for Mac users to play Ultra HD 4K, 1080P and 720P video for free.

☉ Free Blu-ray disc player to play 4K Blu-ray disc and 1080P Blu-ray disc, regardless of disc protection and region code.

☉ Support multiple audio decoding systems like Dolby, DTS, AAC, TrueHD, DTS-HD, etc.

☉ Adjust subtitles, video and audio during media playback.

Why is Leawo Free Video Player the best free MOV player software?

1. This free media video player is 100% free. You could use it to play any media in any format for totally free. No in-app purchase or other kind of cost required.
2. Besides acting as free 4K video player, it’s region-free 4K Blu-ray player software to play 4K Blu-ray disc, regardless of disc protection and region restriction.
3. Free media video player to play up to 4K UHD/1080P Full HD video without quality loss in any format, including 4K MKV, 4K MP4, HD MP4, HD AVI, etc.
4. Select subtitles and audio tracks, even add extra subtitles. Deliver cinema-like movie experience with support of various advanced audio decoding technologies like Dolby, DTS, AAC, TrueHD, DTS-HD, etc.

Leawo Free Video Player Video Demo: