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Plex MOV File Workaround: Stream and Play MOV Files via Plex Easily
MOV is not a Plex supported video formats. If you want to play MOV files via Plex, you have to convert MOV to Plex compatible video formats first.
Plex is a media server application that enables us to share music, movies on TV, PS3, Xbox360, Android, iOS, and other DLNA-certified devices locally via home network connection, or remotely. But, Files such as MOV are not supported in Plex. If you want to play MOV via Plex, you'll need to to do some thing in advance. In this article, you'll learn how to stream MOV to Plex.
An easy and quick solution is to encode/re-encode the incompatible MOV files to Plex compatible media video file formats (H.264 encoded MP4 file is highly recommended). Along with some help from a third-party program like Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, you can effortlessly achieve your goal smoothly.
With it, you can fast convert MOV video to H.264 MP4 for Plex seamlessly. What's more, this video converter supports converting H.265, MKV, VOB, WTV, MPG, WMV, TiVo, AVI, etc to Plex supported file format. And with the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. For Mac guys, turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac.