DivX and Xvid files are usually compressed long video files that retain a high level of detail, but the problem is that they often aren't compatible for playing on other media software programs like iTunes.
You might have a comprehensive library of downloaded movie files with DivX or Xvid encoded, but in order to watch them you usually have to download other software or codecs. And to play them in iTunes, you also have to use a third-party tool to help you convert Xvid/ DivX to iTunes supported formats. In this article, I mainly teach you how to easily import DivX/Xvid to iTunes by instantly resolving this frustrating format issue with Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ), so that you can play and manage Xvid/DivX files in iTunes without any trouble. Here's how you do it!
1 Download, install and run this DivX to iTunes converter
Click the download link below to download the right version on your computer. After installation, double click the desk icon to run this DivX/Xvid to iTunes converter.
2 Import DivX or Xvid files to the program
In the main interface of this app, there is the button available for you to import your DivX files or Xvid. If your DivX or Xvid files are at hand, directly drag and drop the target files to this program. At once, you’ll see all your wanted files are added to the left pane of this app, shown as follows.
3 Choose an iTunes friendly format as the output format
We know, iTunes supports M4V format with H.264 codec. So here, we can take M4V for example. Now, I’ll show how to choose M4V as the output format and set H.264 codec in this app.
Click the format image on the right side of the interface to pop up the "Output Format" window. Here, you can select M4V format under the category of "Format">"Video", and then choose H.264 in the "Video Encoder” option by hitting the gear "Settings" icon. If you import several WAV files to convert, you have to do these settings for each video. This app will automatically apply the same settings to all video files.
4 Convert DivX/Xvid to iTunes
When everything is ok, on the bottom-right corner of the Video Converter’s interface, you can hit the "Convert" button to start video conversion. Now, you can see the conversion progress bar with the Percent Complete and remaining time showing.
When the conversion is done, launch iTunes, and go to “File”>"Add File to Library” to navigate to the output folder to import all the output files, or go to "File”>"Add Folder to Library” to import the output folder instead.
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