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convert video mov to mp4 in google photo

Do you know that you can convert your videos from ” .mov ” to ” .mp4 ” format in Google Photo?

I have done it and here let me show you step by step, how I convert my videos from ” .mov ” to ” .mp4 ” format.

BEFORE WE START, I MUST TELL YOU ONE MORE THING THAT TO CREATE MOVIE THE OPTION “NEW MOVIE”  IS AVAILABLE IN GOOGLE PHOTO APP ONLY. SO, IF YOU LOG IN TO YOUR GOOGLE PHOTO ACCOUNT THROUGH GOOGLE BROWSER, YOU WILL NOT FIND “NEW MOVIE” OPTION IN IT. THEREFORE,  PLEASE DOWNLOAD GOOGLE PHOTO APP TO YOUR DEVICE THEN YOU CAN MAKE NEW MOVIE.

STEP 1

I signed in my Google account in Google Photo then click on ” Assistant ” as shown in picture. If you have updated new version of Google Photo App then Click on ” For You “.


signed in google photo
STEP 2

Now, on ” Assistant ” or ” For You “screen I clicked on ” Movie

Assistant screen Google photo

STEP 3

Then clicked on ” New Movie “.

step 3 New Movie

STEP 4

After I clicked on ” New Movie ” in STEP 3, Google Photo opened the gallery of my Photos and Videos which are saved in Google Photo. In this I clicked on the video I have chosen.

Photo Gallery step 4

STEP 5

After I selected the video as in step 4 I clicked on ” Create ” at the top right corner to create the movie of my selected video.

create selected video step 5

STEP 6

Now, it is time to trim the movie. As I wanted full length video which I originally recorded, I have adjusted the full length by dragging the two bars on top right corner as shown in picture STEP 6b.

If there are more than one clip shows on STEP 6a then delete the other clips and keep only the first one. In order to delete other clips CLICK ON THE THREE DOTS ( … ) WHICH IS RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE CLIP THEN CLICK THE ” REMOVE ” OPTION ON THE DROP DOWN MENU. then continue with STEP 6a.

step 6a trim movie

trim movie step 6b

IF ENTIRE VIDEO IS NOT SHOWN:

Recently, I have noticed while I was checking the Google Photo App which I always check in case if any changes to app. There was no changes yet but this is something I did not notice before that  after the STEP 6b sometimes the Google Photo does not show entire video. Therefore, I have added couple of more steps how to see entire video which we have originally made it.

Please follow the following steps if you notice that your entire video is not shown, then follow the STEP 6b.

SHOW ENTIRE VIDEO Step 1:

Click on horizontal three dots on top right corner.

SHOW ENTIRE VIDEO Step 2:

Click on  SHOW ENTIRE VIDEO on drop down menu.

SHOW ENTIRE VIDEO:

Now entire video is being downloaded. After it is downloaded follow the Step 6b and Step 7.


STEP 7

Finally now, after adjusting the full length of my video/movie I have saved my video as in picture below and VOILA! it is all done. My video has been converted into ” .mp4 “ format and it is ready to embed in my HTML page.

step 7 video mp4

So, here you go now, cheer up! all done. Now you can create your own movies in mp4  and use it anywhere you like and save your video/movie to your photo/video galleries in your devices.

It may seems like too much work and take long time in these steps but, believe me it is done in just few seconds.

If you want to check to make sure that your video/movie saved in mp4  format then click on ” ” information button at the bottom in the picture below or IF YOU HAVE UPDATED NEW VERSION OF GOOGLE PHOTO APP THEN CLICK ON THREE DOTS ( … ) WHICH IS ON TOP RIGHT CORNER OF THE SCREEN:

i button movie

After you clink on ” i ” information button, it will show informations about your video/movie, as you can see the movie file name with the extention .mp4  at the end in the following picture.

movie info screen


WEll, how about to have some more fun and add some music in your video/movie and make it more interesting ?

ADD/EDIT MUSIC

If you want no music in your video/movie or you want to change the music from Google Photo music themes or if you want to add your own music or songs to your video/movie, just follow these steps:

EDIT MUSIC STEP 1

Click on Music icon as shown in picture below.edit music step 1

EDIT MUSIC STEP 2

In the following picture, first option is to add your own music. Second option is to add or change Google Photo theme music. And the third option is to add no music.

edit music options step 2

Add Own Music

Adding own music is also very simple, just follow the steps in the following pictures OWN MUSIC STEP2a and OWN MUSIC STEP 2b. Clearly highlighted music/songs on the list are available to add to video/movie and the opaque music/song on the list are not available because of copyrights.

Add Music from Google Photo Themes

google music step 2c

Well, one more thing. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO SAVE YOUR VIDEO/MOVIE AFTER FINISH EDITING.

Well that’s all for now. Anything I find new, I will post it.

Have fun freinds! And please don’t forget to give me feedback.

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