Solved – Can’t Add MP4 files to iTunes Library?

If you can’t import MP4 to iTunes on Windows (Windows 10 included) or Mac(EI Capitan included), check this page to see the reason and how to add MP4 files to iTunes without any trouble.

Are you having trouble in adding MP4 files to iTunes? Basically, iTunes can recognize MP4 videos, well, only in the condition of compressing with the supported codec like MPEG-4 or H.264. However, MP4, as a container format, differs in video codec. If your MP4 files are rejected by iTunes, it’s most likely the codecs in MP4 files are unaccepted by iTunes.

This is not a tough problem to work out, actually. Only a professional MP4 to iTunes Mac program needed. And the article here shows you how to fix MP4 and iTunes incompatibility issues easily and quickly.

First of all, download the app – EaseFab Video Converter for Mac (EI Capitan compatible). The program can easily help you transcode MP4 to iTunes compatible format in just a few minutes. The main features of this MP4 to iTunes converter are high conversion speed with zero quality loss and supporting to convert from and to more than 70 formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, MOV, VOB, etc. What’s more, the program provides optimized presets for all iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, iPod Touch models.

If you’re using a Windows PC, you can turn to Video Converter for Windows (Windows 10 compatible), which has the same function as the Mac version. Below is the simple how-to of converting MP4 to iTunes-friendly format.

How to convert MP4 to iTunes format

Step 1. Add MP4 files

To import MP4 files into the MP4 files to iTunes Mac app, you can directly drag and drop them to the converter, or head to click “Add Video” button to load your MP4 files.

Note: Batch conversion is supported, you can import more than one file at one time to ease your conversion and save time.

Step 2. Select iTunes compatible format

To make your MP4 videos be accessible to iTunes, MOV, M4V is highly recommended, and also you still can choose MP4 as your output format, this Mac converter would automatically set a compatible iTunes codec.

If you are about to play your MP4 videos on iPad, iPhone, iPod etc., just select the output format according to the device name. The converted media files will be added to iTunes automatically. iMovie, Final Cut Pro and iDVD presets are supplied, too.

Step 3. Start MP4 to iTunes Mac conversion

Click the “Convert” button and let the excellent Mac Video Converter automatically do the rest for you.

With this smart Video Converter, converting MP4 to iTunes is a breeze. Once these converted videos are added to your iTunes library, you can use them on any of your Apple devices as if they’re made specifically for iTunes. Just connect your Apple device to the computer via cable, and then sync these output files to your device via iTunes.

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