Convert MP4 to MOV in Java

With Apple placed as one of the leading providers of devices that enable media access and streaming, it is integral to optimize your video content for playback on these operating systems. This tutorial will focus on converting videos to MOV, the default video file format for Apple devices, using Java. With this API, you can customize your videos’ dimensions, aspect ratio, frame rate, and quality to best meet your content needs.

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First, we need to install our Java SDK:


Then, we can add a reference to the dependency in pom.xml:


Now, we can call our function, VideoConvertToMov:

// Import classes:
//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiClient;
//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiException;
//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.Configuration;
//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.auth.*;
//import com.cloudmersive.client.VideoApi;
ApiClient defaultClient = Configuration.getDefaultApiClient();// Configure API key authorization: Apikey
ApiKeyAuth Apikey = (ApiKeyAuth) defaultClient.getAuthentication("Apikey");
Apikey.setApiKey("YOUR API KEY");
// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)
VideoApi apiInstance = new VideoApi();
File inputFile = new File("/path/to/inputfile"); // File | Input file to perform the operation on.
String fileUrl = "fileUrl_example"; // String | Optional; URL of a video file being used for conversion. Use this option for files larger than 2GB.
Integer maxWidth = 56; // Integer | Optional; Maximum width of the output video, up to the original video width. Defaults to original video width.
Integer maxHeight = 56; // Integer | Optional; Maximum height of the output video, up to the original video width. Defaults to original video height.
Boolean preserveAspectRatio = true; // Boolean | Optional; If false, the original video's aspect ratio will not be preserved, allowing customization of the aspect ratio using maxWidth and maxHeight, potentially skewing the video. Default is true.
Integer frameRate = 56; // Integer | Optional; Specify the frame rate of the output video. Defaults to original video frame rate.
Integer quality = 56; // Integer | Optional; Specify the quality of the output video, where 100 is lossless and 1 is the lowest possible quality with highest compression. Default is 50.
try {
byte[] result = apiInstance.videoConvertToMp4(inputFile, fileUrl, maxWidth, maxHeight, preserveAspectRatio, frameRate, quality);
} catch (ApiException e) {
System.err.println("Exception when calling VideoApi#videoConvertToMp4");

Now, you can optimize your video content across the most popular media devices. You can access your free API Key from the Cloudmersive website. This will give you access to 800 monthly calls across our library of APIs.

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