If you failed to import an AVI file into iTunes library on a Windows (Windows 10 included) computer, just follow this tutorial to find the reason and the possible solutions for fixing the problem.
PS: If you’re a Mac user, you can also follow this article to fix your AVI and iTunes incompatible issues.
You will certain stumble if you try to import AVI files to iTunes for easy syncing with other iDevices. In fact, iTunes is very picky about what kind of format can be imported into it, and only a few of media formats are supported by iTunes, including MOV and MP4. Obviously, AVI is not supported by iTunes. Luckily, this problem is easy to solve – all you have to do is convert AVI files to MP4 files using a AVI to iTunes converter tool. Once yo have, you can add them to iTunes and use them like any other file iTunes supports.
Best Tool to Convert and Import AVI to iTunes on Windows
There are many programs out there that allow you to encode AVI files to MP4 videos for adding to iTunes. Some are free while some are paid. If you’re confused to choose one. I recommend you try EaseFab Video Converter (Windows 10 compatible). The program stands from the competitors for its low CPU useage, fast conversion speed and lossless image quality. Its user-friendly interface lets even the software green hand can handle it as easy as a breeze. What’s more, if you want to play AVI video on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, you can directly select the device model as the output format. No manual video settings are required. All Apple devices are supported, including the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 2/3, iPhone 6S, iPod touch 5, etc. By the way, Mac users can go to get the Mac version here.
Easy Steps to Add AVI files to iTunes on Windows
Step 1. Add AVI files to this AVI to iTunes converter
Simply drag-and-drop your AVI file to the program window or go through “Add Video” button to load AVI video. You can add mulptile files at a time an convert them in batch.
Step 2. Select a proper output format
To encode AVI format for iTunes, simply choose MP4 as the output video format from Profile > Common Video since MP4 is an iTunes friendly video format. You can also select MOV or M4V as the targeted format. And if you want to add AVI files to iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. via iTunes, you can even specify iPhone, iPad or iPod as the output format to convert AVI video to fit your Apple devices.
Step 3. Convert AVI to iTunes
Simply click the “Convert” button to start converting and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you can set the “When all jobs finished” option to “Shut down my computer” to save you from waiting in front of the computer.
To import videos to iTunes, open iTunes and go to File > Add to Library or directly drag and drop the converted video to iTunes. And then find the video in the Movies category.
To sync the converted video to your device, first connect your device to your Windows. Then find your device in the iTunes’ sidebar. In the Summary tab, click Sync at bottom to sync iTunes content to your device.
If you’re attempting to add your MKV, VOB, AVI, TiVo, MPG or movies from Blu-ray/DVD to iTunes, at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will be a nice choice for you.