Your best bet for conversion of older .m1v videos (MPEG-1) to Quicktime MOV format is to use some of the more popular video conversion programs with broad format support, for example Freemake Video Converter which you can download for free.
Convert Moving Pictures Experts Group video (MPEG-1 IPB) to Apple QuickTime digital video.
We found 3 software records in the database related to .m1v to .mov file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert m1v to mov on Windows
One of the most popular and succesfful free video conversion sofrware
Convert from m1v file format
|Yes, Freemake Video Converter supports m1v file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Yes, Freemake Video Converter supports mov file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned m1v to mov. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A timeline-based video editing software from Adobe
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert m1v to mov on OS X
Mac version of Adobe's prime video editing software