Software for Converting MPEG 2 to a MOV file

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by gkp, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. gkp macrumors member

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    Anyone have any suggestions to a (hopefully free) software program? I don't want to pay $29.99 for Quicktime Pro since I dont know if it will work.
    The MPEG 2 is exported from my Tivo.
    Thanks
     
  2. Dave H macrumors 6502

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  3. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    It's not QuickTime Pro alone that you would need, you need the MPEG 2 Playback component which is only $19. MPEG Streamclip, and a few other converters, need that codec to do the actual conversion.
     
  4. jonnysods macrumors 601

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    Groan. I had to finally pull the trigger on the MPEG-2 codec for Quicktime as I was having trouble getting a good audio/video rip from a DVD for a client.

    I'm in Canada though, so I had to pay $33 with taxes for the blasted codec.

    Oh Apple, I love you so, but your pricing sometimes makes me cringe!
     

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