Solution to play QuickTime MOV on BlackBerry

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Why MOV video can not be recognized by BlackBerry?

Prior to answer this question, you should make sense of BlackBerry tech specs. See below explanation.

BlackBerry supported videos and audio format

Supported Video Formats

  • •  MPEG-4 Part 2 (Simple Profile and bvop, including DivX 4)
  •     ο  File formats - .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov
  •     ο  Video - Up to 320 x 240, up to 800 kbps, up to 30 frames per second
  • •  H.263 (Profile 0 & Profile 3)
  •     ο  File formats - .avi, .3gp, .mp4, .mov
  •     ο  Video - up to 320 x 240, up to 800 kbps, up to 30 frames per second
  • •  Windows Media Video (Simple Profile)
  •     ο  File formats - .wmv
  •     ο  Video - Up to 320 x 240, up to 800 kbps, up to 24 frames per second

MOV to Blackberry

Unsupported Video Formats

  • •  MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264 / AVC)
  • •  MPEG-4 Part 2 (Advanced Simple Profile)
  • •  H.263+
  • •  DivX 3, 5, 6
  • •  XviD
  • •  3GPP2 (.3g2)
  • •  Windows Media Video Main/Advanced Profile (.wmv)
  • •  Advanced Systems Format (.asf)
  • •  Real Media (.rm)
  • •  MPEG-1 / MPEG-2

Blackberry support audio formats

Supported Audio Formats

  • •  MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 Layer 3 (.mp3)
  • •  AAC/AAC+/eAAC+ (.m4a or .aac)
  • •  MIDI (.mid or .smf)
  • •  AMR-NB (.amr)
  • •  WAVE (.wav)
  • •  Windows Media Audio (.wma)
  • •  WMAPro - 16 bit, stereo output configuration (.wma)

Blackberry unsupport audio formats

Unsupported Audio Formats

  • •  MPEG-1 Layer 1 & 2
  • •  MPEG-2 Layer 1 & 2
  • •  Real Audio (.ra)

 

Therefor, it's easy to answer the question at the very beginning. If your raw MOV video is unable to satisfy the above requirement, your BlackBerry can not play it successfully.

How to convert .mov to BlackBerry video format

M4V Converter for Mac all-in-one software, not only can remove DRM copy-protection from iTunes videos and songs, also can convert QuickTime video to BlackBerry supported video with best quality. If your video is for M4V purchased or rented in iTunes Store, you could refer to my article in other page to know "How to convert iTunes M4V to BlackBerry?"

Download M4V Converter for Mac and launch it;

Click-one.  Import MOV video;

Click-two.  Choose "BlackBerry (.mp4)" as output format;

Click-three.  Click "Convert" button to convert mov file.

Convert MOV to MP4 on Mac

MOV to MP4 for BlackBerry

 

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