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MP4tools for Mac

Create and edit .MP4 video files.

$5.99
In English
Version 3.7.2
3.7
Based on 19 user rates

MP4tools overview

MP4tools is an offshoot of the current version of the popular conversion tools called MKVtools. It is an OS X application used for the creation and editing of MP4 videos. It was primarily designed for processing videos files for use in hardware capable of playing MP4 or M4V videos, such as the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and PS3. As the name might imply, MP4tools is a graphical interface for a variety of "tools" useful for processing video files.

Features
  • Convert from a variety of video file formats like MKV, MP4, OGM, and AVI into MP4 videos.
  • Can convert most videos without having to re-encode the video track and/or the audio track, so processing takes minutes instead of hours, and no quality is lost.
  • Simplified, intuitive user interface that takes the guess work out of processing MP4 videos.
  • Ability to convert various surround sound audio to 5.1 AC3 or 5.1 AAC.
  • Intuitively select desired video, audio and/or subtitle tracks to process, with the ability to verify the selections using video preview.
  • Use presets for one-step encoding for playback on common hardware such as the iPhone and Apple TV.
  • Burn (i.e., hard code) subtitle tracks into the video, or mux (soft subtitles) from internal tracks or from external subtitle files commonly found on the internet.
  • Control the font, size, and positioning of the embedded subtitles.
  • Split MP4 videos into segments of a specified file size or by start/end time.
  • Adjust the pixel aspect ratio of MP4 videos.
  • Join MP4 videos.
  • Extract the selected tracks from MP4 videos as individual video and/or audio files.
  • Add jobs to a queue either individually or in batches via drag-and-drop so you can process multiple files overnight (registered copies only).
  • Apply one setting to a group of files for easy batch creations (registered copies only).

What’s new in version 3.7.2

Version 3.7.2:
  • Updated binaries to 64-bit and added code to make the app macOS Catalina friendly

MP4tools for Mac

$5.99
In English
Version 3.7.2
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3.7

(21 Reviews of MP4tools)

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Aargl
Aargl
Oct 31 2023
3.7.2
5.0
Oct 31 2023
5.0
Version: 3.7.2
It's always sad to see such a useful app abandoned. I don't know if it's the case, but Covid deeply affected small companies, I see many shareware last updated in 2019, be the dev dead, gone bankrupt or else... :(
davidvh
davidvh
Sep 15 2019
3.7.1
5.0
Sep 15 2019
5.0
Version: 3.7.1
Indispensable! Great app! When will the developer provide an update? I hope it's soon... I'd like to see support for chapters, support for 7.1 sound, support for Dolby Digital Plus, HEVC X265 support, an updated device list, to name but a few.
Wunderhorn
Wunderhorn
May 5 2019
3.7.1
2.0
May 5 2019
2.0
Version: 3.7.1
Failed several times in a row to do the job. What else can I say than it is a waste of time and you'd be better off looking elsewhere? Nice concept, but this one needs some work before an official release!
BulVed
BulVed
Jul 30 2018
3.7.1
2.5
Jul 30 2018
2.5
Version: 3.7.1
Awesome tool, except for batch processing, keeps crashing., relentlessly... Fix it, and get full score from this user ;o)
Aargl
Aargl
Oct 21 2017
3.6.7
5.0
Oct 21 2017
5.0
Version: 3.6.7
This app (like its counterpart MKVtools) is invaluable for remuxing a multi-language file, for example, keeping only the language you want, or for moving the content of such .ts file in a .mp4 container. Comparing it to VLC or HandBrake, like the former commenter did, is a nonsense to me: I've been using both for years and they simply don't offer remux functionality (well, there's a way to kinda do it in VLC, but you can't choose which audio flux, and it's not as easy and efficient anyway). I agree that the presentation of the app is misleading as it focuses on conversion but it's a lot different compared to most other converters. Yes, if you strictly need conversion, use Handbrake! In the case I mentioned above, I regularly need to remux .ts files to mp4 because then, if I want to sync subtitles, the utility I use doesn't recognize .ts files. Unfortunately, some streams I record have issues with their audio format and in such case I have to convert the audio track in MP4tools but without converting the video track! I've been using Remux.app before, and it usually works ok but not always — and doesn't offer conversion, if needed. Another free contender is Subler, but I often had issues with it.
davidvh
davidvh
Sep 15 2019
5.0
Sep 15 2019
5.0
Version: null
Wunderhorn
Wunderhorn
May 5 2019
2.0
May 5 2019
2.0
Version: null
BulVed
BulVed
Jul 30 2018
2.5
Jul 30 2018
2.5
Version: null
Morgan-Alex
Morgan-Alex
May 26 2018
2.5
May 26 2018
2.5
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Oct 21 2017
5.0
Oct 21 2017
5.0
Version: null
harold-0140c177
harold-0140c177
Jun 12 2016
4.5
Jun 12 2016
4.5
Version: null
Ruud-Altenburg
Ruud-Altenburg
Dec 7 2014
3.0
Dec 7 2014
3.0
Version: null
ccontrerasg
ccontrerasg
Aug 28 2014
5.0
Aug 28 2014
5.0
Version: null
YalinO2934
YalinO2934
Apr 25 2014
4.5
Apr 25 2014
4.5
Version: null
Rumplestiltskin
Rumplestiltskin
Mar 5 2014
5.0
Mar 5 2014
5.0
Version: null
SmilieKing
SmilieKing
Mar 3 2014
4.5
Mar 3 2014
4.5
Version: null
anonymous-worm-6968
anonymous-worm-6968
Oct 25 2013
5.0
Oct 25 2013
5.0
Version: null
AlbertTCB
AlbertTCB
Oct 24 2013
4.0
Oct 24 2013
4.0
Version: null
AlexMagik
AlexMagik
Oct 24 2013
4.0
Oct 24 2013
4.0
Version: null
Just-Annutha-Dewd
Just-Annutha-Dewd
Aug 10 2013
1.0
Aug 10 2013
1.0
Version: null
Michael-Sebrecht
Michael-Sebrecht
Jan 30 2013
2.0
Jan 30 2013
2.0
Version: null
Colossus9
Colossus9
Nov 13 2012
3.0
Nov 13 2012
3.0
Version: null
Pinbacker
Pinbacker
Apr 7 2012
4.0
Apr 7 2012
4.0
Version: null
Bob115
Bob115
Nov 17 2011
4.5
Nov 17 2011
4.5
Version: null