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How to Convert MKV to iTunes Compatible Formats on Mac or Windows?

Easy solution to import and add MKV to iTunes/iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV


Having plenty of high quality MKV files in hand but fail to play MKV in iTunes, this is what we encounter most when adding MKV to iTunes.

MKV, Matroska Video Format as its full name, is a multimedia container in nature, which contains several different coded videos and audios. In fact, MKV can only be played in VLC or Quicktime, but not in iTunes. iTunes is sort of a picky tool, even until now, iTunes only supports MOV, MP4 and M4V format. So we can't help asking how to import MKV to iTunes? Should we convert MKV to iTunes compatible formats or not? Is there a reliable MKV to iTunes converter which don't have ads or traps?

To solve this bothering issue, the normal solution is to convert MKV to iTunes compatible format. To put it in another way, we need to find a versatile MKV to iTunes converter thus converting MKV to MP4, MOV or M4V. Then you can play MKV in itunes, iphone, ipad, ipod, Apple TV, etc. In the field of MKV to iTunes Converters, iDealshare VideoGo is a powerful and GREEN one, which can convert MKV to iTunes and make MKV capable to sync across iTunes, iphone, ipad, ipod, Apple TV, etc. In addition, iDealshare VideoGo can batch convert MKV to iTunes compatible formats easily.

Step by Step Guide to Convert MKV to iTunes

Here comes an elaborated guidance on how to convert MKV to iTunes with iDealshare VideoGo:

Make Preparation: Free download MKV to iTunes converter

Free download the professional MKV to iTunes Converter app - iDealshare VideoGo (Mac Version, Windows Version ), install and run it, the following main interface will pop up.

MKV to iTunes Converter for Mac

Step 1 Add MKV videos

Click "Add File" button to import MKV files which you want to convert. Or simply draw and drop your MKV videos into this MKV iTunes converter. Multiple MKV videos are also allowed to be converted at a time.

Convert MKV to iTunes on Mac

Step 2 Define iTunes compatible format

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select desired video format for the converted file from the "General Video" category. Here we have the iTunes compatible formats like MP4, MOV. Moreover, select the device mode if you want to sync the converted video to a specific device like iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.

Step 3 Complete MKV converting

Click the "Convert" button to finish MKV converting. Now import converted videos to iTunes library.

Add MKV to iTunes

Open iTunes and click" File", then choose "Add to Library", or simply drag and drop the video to iTunes. The converted video will be found in "Movies" category.

If you want to sync converted MKV video to other device, please connect the device to your Mac. The device will be found in iTunes' sidebar. Then, click sync and then enjoy it.

More features about MKV to itune converter-Idealshare VideoGo

  • Convert WMV, AVI, FLV, MXF, WebM, OGV, AVCHD, 3GP, FLAC, OGG, WMA, CAF, AU, etc to MP4, M4V, MOV which can be recognized by iTunes.
  • Convert MKV to iTunes supported audio formats like MP3, CAF, AIFF, AC3, M4A or Apple LossLess;
  • Convert MKV to more compatible format for windows systems and windows app like Windows Media Player, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc;
  • Convert MKV to other popular video formats which can be played on most portable device like iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Android, BlackBerry, etc.
  • Convert MKV to WebM to upload MKV files to Chrome, Firefox, etc;
  • Convert HD MKV to corresponding high quality video format.