Can’t import MOV files to iTunes on Mac (EI Capitan)? Solved

It’s a common situation people can’t import their MOV files to iTunes. To fix this, an easy solution is to convert MOV to iTunes compatible format. Here is the simple how-to.

Are you having trouble in adding MOV to iTunes? In most situations, people can import MOV to iTunes. However, MOV as a container format, differs in video codec. If your MOV files are rejected by iTunes, it’s most likely the codecs in MOV files are unaccepted by iTunes. The simplest solution for importing incompatible MOV to iTunes is converting MOV to iTunes friendly format. This article will show you how to do the MOV to iTunes conversion on Mac OS X(EI Capitan included).

First of all, free download the app – EaseFab Video Converter for Mac (EI Capitan included). The program can easily help you transcode MOV 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 the 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 MOV to iTunes-friendly format.

User Guide to Convert and Import MOV Videos to iTunes on Mac

Step 1. Add MOV files to iTunes video converter

Start EaseFab Video Converter for Mac after you’ve installed to your Mac OS X. Then activate Finder to find the MOV files that you can’t import to iTunes. Drag and drop them to the primary window of this MOV to iTunes converter.

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 MOV 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 MOV 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 MOV 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 MOV 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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