Convert ISO to M4V/MOV on macOS High Sierra

For those people who have created Blu-ray ISO image with ImageBurn for protecting Blu-ray disc from getting damaged or scratched or have some BD ISO image files downloaded from the Internet, if you wish to sync the files to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV via iTunes or play the files with QuickTime player on Mac, you can convert ISO files to M4V or MOV format, which is favored by the Mac OS system.


Best tool to convert ISO to M4V or MOV on macOS High Sierra


There are plenty of software options available on the market that will do the job for you, however, if you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use program, we highly recommended Pavtube BDMagic for Mac (review) to you. The program has perfect support for the new macOS High Sierra, therefore, for users who have just upgraded your Mac computer to the new macOS High Sierra, there is no need to worry about the OS incompatible issues. In addition, it is pretty simple to use, you can easily produce M4V or MOV formats from ISO image files with just 3 steps: Load ISO image files, set output M4V or MOV format, hit convert button. To assist you to get better output video and audio quality, the program offer output profile customization function to enable you to flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like.

For those people who wish to sync the ISO files to iPhone, iPad or Apple TV, you can benefit a lot with this program since it allows you to directly output preset profile formats with the optimal playback settings that’s tailored for your iOS devices. So that you can directly transfer the generated files to your iOS devices for viewing on the move.


Adjust output video aspect ratio


If the ISO image files use an aspect ratio that doesn’t match with your iOS devices display screen aspect ratio, you can change output video aspect ratio to make it adapt with iPhone/iPad using the program’s built-in crop function.


 Step by Step to Convert ISO to M4V/MOV on macOS High Sierra

Step 1: Load ISO image files.

Initiate the program on your computer, on the main menu bar, click “File” > “Load IFO/ISO” to import ISO files to the program.

Load ISO image files

Step 2: Define the output format.

Output M4V format

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, choose iTunes supported “M4V – MPEG-4 Video(*.m4v)” under “Common Video” main category.

Output M4V format

If you wish to sync files to from iTunes to iPhone/iPad/Apple TV, just output iPhone/iPad/Apple TV preset profile formats, which will ensure a successfully iTunes to iOS device syncing process.

Output iOS device preset profile formats

Output MOV format

To play ISO files with QuickTime player, please choose to QuickTime best compatible “MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)” as the output profile format.

Output QuickTime supported MOV format

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Step 3: Change output video aspect ratio.

Go the “Crop” tab in the “Video Editor” Window, switch to the “Advanced Mode”. To change output video aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1, you can choose iOS devices accepted aspect ratio. Once you select a “Display aspect ratio”, the “green crop frame” will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video “Size (pix)” in “Settings” section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.

Change output video aspect ratio

Step 4: Start the final conversion process.

After all settings is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to convert ISO to M4V, iOS devices preset profile formats or MOV conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, hit the “Open Output Folder” on the main interface to pop out the folder with the converted files. Then feel free to sync the files from iTunes to iPad/iPhone/Apple TV or play the files on Mac with QuickTime player.

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