Software – VLC Media Player
VLC media player is a self-contained media player. It requires no external codecs to be installed. VLC media player recognises MOV files.
Download VLC media player from
On the web page select Download VLC media player 2.2.1 (direct link) ( … or the link to a more recent version)
The file vlc-2.2.1-win32.exe (or a more recent version) downloads.
Double-click this file to install the player.
To avoid having existing file associations being overwritten…
During installation, in the Choose Components screen and against the Custom option, untick the box File type associations.
After installation you can revise associations through Tools then Preferences then Interface and in the Operating System Integration panel press the Set up associations… button.