Quicktime Can’t play .mpg files- A quick Fix

This guide provides a walkthrough to help you open and play MPG files in QuickTime easily with the best quality.

You may have some MPG files stored on your Mac and want to add and play MPG files in QuickTime player. Although QuickTime can support MPG format, the video doesn’t show and the quality of the audio is degraded to a great extent in QuickTime. If you stick to import MPG files to QuickTime for playback, get the quick fix from the following paragraphs.

Since QuickTime can’t handle MPG files perfectly, you will need to convert MPG to QuickTime .mov format and then transfer the player for smooth playback. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just such a video converter you need, which comes with super high conversion speed and keep the output files in good quality simultaneously. If you running a Windows computer and looking for a solution for converting file format from MPEG to pretty much any other video file, please try Brorsoft Video Converter. Now follow the step-by-step guide for you.

Tutorial: Converting MPG to QuickTime format

1. Install and run this MPG to QuickTime Converter. Click Add button to load the MPG files to the program. You can also drag videos to the converter directly.

2. Click format you choose MOV as target format. This video app offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Or, you can also choose “Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)” as the output format.

Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

3. Finally click the Convert button to begin encoding MPG to QuickTime .mov on Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan).

After the conversion is finished successfully, go into the destination directory and drop the converted files into QuickTime player. Enjoy.

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