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Convert AVI to iTunes to Add AVI Files to iTunes for Windows or Mac


Easy Way to Import AVI to iTunes for Play AVI in iTunes or Sync AVI to Apple TV, iPod, iPhone or iPad



Can iTunes Play AVI Directly?

Many of us have been asking "Does iTunes support AVI?”. As far as we know, iTunes only support Apple produced video format like MP4, MOV, and M4V. Though the new version of iTunes adds the support for AVI, it only imports and plays AVI encoded with Motion JPEG (M-JPEG). If we try to import AVI encoded with DivX, Xvid, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and etc to iTunes, iTunes will fail to import, let alone to play AVI in iTunes or sync AVI to Apple TV or iOS devices.

How to Solve Can't Add AVI to iTunes?

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.

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.

Furthermore, this professional AVI to iTunes Converter also features advanced editing function like trim, crop, merge, rotate, add subtitle/effect/watermark, adjust video file size, bitrate, audio channel, audio volume and etc.

How to Convert AVI to iTunes on Mac or Windows?

The following is a step by step guide on how to convert AVI to iTunes more supported format like MP4, MOV, MP3, Apple Lossless M4A, AAC, and AIFF etc on Mac or Windows. It also applies to convert other video or audio to iTunes compatible format.

Make Preparation: Launch AVI to iTunes Converter

Free Download the ideal AVI to iTunes Converter - iDealshare VideoGo (Mac Version, Windows Version ), install and run it, the following main interface will pop up.

(Tips: To convert AVI to iTunes format on Mac, download the AVI iTunes Converter Mac version; to convert AVI files to iTunes on Windows, download the AVI to iTunes Converter Windows version.)

AVI to iTunes Converter for Mac - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Import AVI files

Method 1: Click "Add File" button to add AVI video files to this AVI to iTunes Converter app.

Method 2: Drag the AVI video folder to the main Window of this app, all the video files the folder contains will be listed in iDealshare VideoGo.

Method 3: Choose "Add File(s)..." or "Add Folder..." from the File menu to add the import the AVI files.

How to Convert AVI to iTunes on Mac or Windows

Step 2 Select iTunes supported format

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select iTunes more compatible video or audio format.

  • To convert AVI to iTunes supported video format, select MP4 or MOV from the "General Video" category.
  • To convert AVI to iTunes supported audio format, select MP3, AIFF, or AAC from the "General Audio" category or select Apple Lossless M4A from the "Lossless Audio" category.
  • To convert AVI files to iTunes so as to sync AVI to Apple TV, iPhone, iPod, iPod and the likes, you can select from the presets category for the corresponding device model you have.

Step 3 Edit AVI video for adding customized AVI to iTunes (Optional)

    Click the "Effect" button to open the Video Edit window:
  • Go to "Trim" tab to set the start time and end time to decide which AVI segment to be converted.
  • Go to "Crop" tab to remove the AVI video black edges or adjust the output video zoom mode like 19:6 or 4:3.
  • Go to "Image" tab to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation for the output video.
  • Go to "Watermark" tab to add text or picture watermarks/ logo to the AVI files.
  • Go to "Effect" tab to add video effects like "Black and White" or "Old Film" for the output converted AVI video.
  • Go to "Subtitle" tab to add subtitle to the will be converted AVI movies.

Step 4 Batch Convert AVI to iTunes

Click "Convert" button to start and finish editing AVI video as well as batch converting AVI to iTunes supported video or audio format.

Add AVI to iTunes for Playback or Synchronization

After finish the AVI to iTunes conversion, start iTunes to import the converted AVI files to iTunes by selecting File > Add File to Library or by drag and drop.

Then it is just easy to play AVI in iTunes or transfer AVI to Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, and iPod via iTunes. And you will never been in the following troubleshooting situations:

  • When I attempt to drop my AVI video file into iTunes, it lights up like it will be accepted, but it does not appear inside iTunes. Do you have any suggestions?
  • I have the appropriate codec installed to play .avi files with QuickTime, but iTunes doesn't want me to add .avi files to my iTunes library. Can I somehow convince iTunes that it should accept .avi files?
  • I'd like to convert some AVI files so I can put them into iTunes and eventually on my iPad. How do I get the avi files converted to iTunes?
  • I downloaded a torrent with an .avi file on it. Can I transfer it to my iTunes and play it on my iPod/iTunes?
  • Does iTunes play AVI files? How to import AVI files to iTunes for syncing to my Apple TV?