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How to Convert MKV to iTunes Library

If you've recently discovered how frustrating it is to add MKV files to iTunes, you can get the perfect solution in this article. iTunes is unable to support MKV format. So you can’t import MKV to iTunes for organization, let alone play MKV in iTunes or sync to Apple products like iPhone, iPad, iPod or Apple TV for playback.

Here, I recommend Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ), the ideal software for converting and adding your MKV video files to your iTunes.

This guide will take you through the steps of MKV to iTunes conversion. Before that, download this app here:

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1 Add MKV files to the MKV to iTunes converter

Try any one of the two methods below to add your favorite MKV files to this app:

  • Hit the  MKV to iTunes conversion button to import MKV files to this app.
  • Simply drag and drop your wanted MKV files to this program.

 MKV to iTunes conversion

2 Choose an compatible format for iTunes

According to iTunes specs, iTunes supports H.264 videos in M4V format. Here, We can select M4V H.264 format as the output format.

Click the format icon in the "Output Format" pane, open the output format drop-down list, and then select M4V from the "Format">"Video" category. When you choose M4V as outupt format, hit the "Settings" option to set H.264 as its video codec. 

 MKV to iTunes converter

3 Convert MKV to iTunes

Now, you need to press the "Convert" button on the bottom-right corner of this app’s interface to convert MKV to an iTunes compatible format. Look, this Video Converter is performing MKV to iTunes conversion, with the percent complete and remaining time showing. You can let this app run in the background. When the conversion is done, just import the converted files to iTunes for enjoyment.

How to import files to iTunes? After running iTunes, go to “File”>"Add File to Library” to import the output files. It’s done. 

Please watch the video tutorial.

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