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How Do You Import AVI to iTunes for iPad iPod iPhone

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Eleian

Fremont, CA

#1 Jul 5, 2011
"How can I import AVI files into iTunes so I can play them on my iPhone, and what's the best software to do this?"
"Is there any way to get iTunes to play AVI, or to encode AVI files that they are playable in iTunes while retaining the quality?"
"I want to play AVI file on my computer which I want to store on my iPad 2. Is anyone know how to import AVI to iTunes so I can play them on my iPad 2, is there any software available to import AVI files into iTunes?"
We usually think playing AVI on iTunes is a piece of cake for Apple, but actually, we have to admit Apple didn't do that because AVI is not compatible with iTunes. iTunes supports video formats such as MOV, MP4 and M4V. In order to put AVI to iTunes for playback on iPad iPod iPhone, we need a AVI to iTunes converter to help us do this task.
MacX iTunes Video Converter actually an easy-to-use but powerful video to iTunes converter for Mac. It not only can convert AVI to iTunes, but also can convert any other video formats including MPEG, MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, RMVB, VOB, MTS, M2TS, MOD, H.264/AVC, HD TS, HD MOV, WMV HD, etc. Below is a step-by-step tutorial about how to convert and import AVI to iTunes on Mac OS X (including Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard) using this AVI to iTunes converter for Mac.

To know more about this innovative iTunes video converter, please visit http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-itunes-video-conve...
How Do You Import AVI to iTunes for iPad iPod iPhone
Step 1: Import Video
Launch this AVI to iTunes converter for Mac, drag and drop AVI files to the program. Or click "Add File" to locate the AVI files you want to convert.
Step 2: Select Output Format
After the AVI files are imported, choose "to iTunes" as output video format. The video/audio settings will be adjusted automatically according to the chosen device preset. You can also set your own parameters.
Step 3: Select Output Folder
Click "Browse" button in output setting area, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and then click "OK".
Step 4: Start Conversion
After all the settings, click "Start" and begin to convert AVI to iTunes on Mac. When the conversion finished, you can play your AVI videos on the iTunes, or enjoy them on your Apple devices, such as iPod, iPhone or iPad.
For more resource, please visit: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-video-converte...
healthyemily

Portland, OR

#2 Oct 26, 2011
According to Apple official website, iTunes only works with QuickTime and MPEG-4 Movie files that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4" and are playable in QuickTime Player. Therefore, if you try to import .avi movie to iTunes for syncing, it will end in fail in importing AVI video to iTunes let alone transfer this AVI file to iPad, iPhone, iPod.

In order to successfully import AVI files to iTunes, we have to convert this AVI video to iTunes compatible video format like MP4. Bigasoft iPad Converter is just the right AVI to iTunes conversion software. It can easily convert AVI video file to iTunes supported MP4 format for transfer AVI to iPad, iPad2, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV and more.

Moreover, the powerful AVI to iTunes converter can convert other video formats including MPEG, MKV, WMV, WTV, 3GP, FLV, ASF, MTS, VOB, RM, RMVB, TS and more to iTunes format for transferring to iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV. It also can convert audio files including WMA, OGG, FLAC, MP2, AC3, RA, M4B, AAC, CAF to iTunes supported MP3, AIFF, WAV or M4A audio format. It even can convert various video formats to iTunes audio format.

The following is a step by step guide on how to convert and import AVI to iTunes with the help of Bigasoft iPad Video Converter at http://www.bigasoft.com/articles/how-to-impor...
Bruce

Aptos, CA

#7 Oct 17, 2012
I've ever tried to convert avi to iPad etc compatible formats by a video converter called kvisoft: http://www.kvisoft.com/video-converter/

Since: Nov 12

Walnut, CA

#8 Nov 23, 2012
iTunes supports mp4 or mov file, just encode videos in avi to an mp4 or an mov.
http://www.ilikemall.com/how-to/convert-avi-t...

Since: Jun 08

Santa Clara, CA

#10 Dec 13, 2012
You just need to convert your DVD movie or video to mp4 video, and then you can drag the mp4 video into your iTunes library. Plug in your iPod to computer, iTunes will detect the iPod automatically, then click iTunes menu "File -> Sync iPod", that's all. If you need details, here is a step by step guide would help you a lot, it's easy to understand and works pretty well for me
http://www.dvdintoipod.com/how-to-convert-dvd...
Hope it helps. Feel free to email me if you need further help.

Since: Jan 13

Fremont, CA

#13 Mar 3, 2013
Just three steps to help you import avi to itunes for ipod/ipad/iphone with kvisoft video converter. The easy steps: Add file-Select format-Convert.
How to play avi to itunes for Apple mobile devices:
http://www.kvisoft.com/tutorials/how-to-conve...
kathyallegood

Kansas City, MO

#15 Oct 11, 2013
In order to successfully import all kinds of AVI files to iTunes for playing AVI in iTunes or transferring AVI to Apple TV, iPad, iPhone or iPod, we have no other choice but to convert AVI to iTunes more supported format at http://www.idealshare.net/itunes-quicktime/av...

iDealshare VideoGo is just the ideal AVI to iTunes Converter which has both Mac and Windows version! As the AVI to iTunes Video Converter, it can batch convert various AVI movies to iTunes supported video format like MP4, MOV. As the AVI to iTunes Audio Converter, it can easily convert AVI video to iTunes supported audio format like MP3, Apple Lossless M4A, AIFF, AAC, WAV and etc.

Besides converting AVI to iTunes format, iDealshare VideoGo also helps to convert DivX, Xvid, WMV, WTV, DVR-MS, MPG, ASF, MKV, FLV, WebM, OGV, VOB, RM, RMVB, AVCHD, 3GP, TS, MXF, MOD, TOD and more to iTunes video or audio format. It even can convert WMA, RA, FLAC, OGG, 3GA, DTS, VQP, BWF, MPC, PCM, APE, AMR, QCP, VOCMP2, AC3, M4B, CAF to iTunes audio format.
Nickcyc

Los Angeles, CA

#16 Oct 12, 2013
If your video is already in mp4 format, you can drag and drop it into iTunes library. Plug in your iPod to computer, iTunes will detect the iPod automatically, then click iTunes menu "File -> Sync iPod", the mp4 video will be transferred to your iPod.
Otherwise, you have to convert the movie to iPod compatible mp4 video, and this step by step guide will show you how to do that. This way works pretty well with my iPod touch.
http://www.dvdintoipod.com/how-to-convert-dvd...
Hope it helps. Feel free to email me if you need further help.
gerardglove

Los Angeles, CA

#17 Oct 13, 2013
According to Apple official website, iTunes only works with QuickTime and MPEG-4 Movie files that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4" and are playable in QuickTime Player. Therefore, if you try to import .avi movie to iTunes (including import AVI to iTunes 11) for syncing, it will end in fail in importing AVI video to iTunes let alone transfer this AVI file to iPad, iPhone, iPod.

In order to successfully import AVI files to iTunes, we have to convert this AVI video to iTunes compatible video format like MP4.

For more information, please visit:http://www.bigasoft.com/ articles/how-to-import-avi-to- itunes.html
Vinita Thakur

Thailand

#18 Jan 4, 2014
first try converting your .avi files to Apple format. you can do this with AVI to iTunes Video Converter for Mac( http://goo.gl/umRZ70 )(file>export). then you can move all your files to itunes for new ipod or iphone. For iTunes or QT, you should select an iTunes-friendly output format, such as MOV, MP4 or M4V
Chaoidlg

Canyon Country, CA

#20 May 15, 2014
In fact, iTunes does not support AVI format. According to Apple official website, iTunes is only compatible with MOV and MP4 video files. In order to import AVI to iTunes and then sync AVI to iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV, etc, converting AVI to iTunes recognized MOV (QuickTime) and MP4 is an ideal way.

Here is a detailed guide about how to import AVI to iTunes at: http://www.faasoft.com/articles/avi-to-itunes...

Since: May 14

Mountain View, CA

#21 May 27, 2014
You can try Aunsoft Video Converter. It's useful and convenient. It supports more than 300 formats to convert to including H.264 mp4.And the conversion is much faster than other converter.
joneseil

Canyon Country, CA

#23 Feb 11, 2015
Can iPhone Play AVI Files?

iPhone does support AVI format but only one type of AVI which must comply with the following parameters: Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format. When your AVI files don't meet the conditions, it's impossible to play AVI on iPhone directly. In this case, the best solution is converting AVI files to iPhone more compatible formats like MP4.

You may prefer to this step by step guide on how to transfer AVI to iPhone at: http://www.faasoft.com/articles/play-avi-on-i...

It is a real timesaver.
futhercareer

Walnut, CA

#24 Mar 3, 2015
iDealshare VideoGo is just the right AVI to iPad Converter. It can fast convert all AVI files whatever it is encoded with DivX, Xvid, WMV, H.263, H.264, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG and etc to iPad more compatible video or audio format.

In addition to converting AVI to iPad, iDealshare VideoGo also supports converting other iPad unsupported video or audio formats to iPad like convert WMV, WTV, ASF, MPG, FLV, VOB, MKV, RMVB, SWF, WebM, 3GP, WMA, OGG, APE, FLAC, 3GA and etc.

Step by step guide at http://www.idealshare.net/ipad-ipod-iphone/pl...
Emma Appling

Kiev, Ukraine

#26 Jul 13, 2015
There’s a better solution. I use WALTR for Windows. Just drag and drop your AVI without thinking how to convert it. Here’s how easy it is: http://softorino.com/waltr /put-mkv-iphone-6-plus.
grabbetterlife

Los Angeles, CA

#27 Sep 29, 2015
futhercareer's method enable me to successfully import AVI to iTunes, iPhone, iPad, iPod etc

I find its another guide at http://www.idealshare.net/itunes-quicktime/av...
guestye

Machida, Japan

#29 Jan 17, 2016
You can use Avdshare Video Converter to Convert AVI to iTunes supported MP4, M4V or MOV without re-compressing video data or losing any video quality.
smallcated

Osaka, Japan

#30 Mar 29, 2016
I find a easy way to import TS to iTunes to play TS in iTunes, QuickTime, iPhone, iPad, step by step at http://www.idealshare.net/itunes-quicktime/ts...
artisell

Seoul, Korea

#32 Oct 20, 2016
This article just tells you how to successfully play AVI on iPad step by step guide at
http://www.avdshare.com/avi-to-ipad-converter...
Truck

Osaka, Japan

#33 Oct 20, 2016
http://www.media-playback.com/best-free-way-t...

There are two ways to add AVI to YouTube:

Option 1: We like HandBrake, a free video converter app for converting video files. It can help you convert AVI to iTunes compatible MP4 video as you want.

Optional 2: An alternative tool to Handbrake- Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, a more professional AVI to iTunes converter app. It will help you convert AVI format to iTunes(iTunes 12) acceptable video fast and with high quality on Mac (El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion). In addition, it can convert all other regular video formats, such as FLV, WMV, MKV, MTS, VOB, MPEG, 3GP, etc to iTunes video. The equivalent Windows version is Brorsoft Video Converter.

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