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Can't Add MP4/MPEG to iTunes? Solved.

Are you having trouble in adding MP4 (MPEG) to iTunes? 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. To copy MP4 to iTunes, you will need to convert MP4 to iTunes MP4 codec. Here I will recommend a great video convert to help you.

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  • • A professional video conversion tool to convert MP4 / MPEG to iTunes MP4 codes.
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This MP4 to iTunes video converter has optimized presets to let you set output format both compatible with iTunes but also with your corresponding Apple device.

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How to Convert MP4/MPEG to iTunes MP4 Codec

Step 1: Import files to this MP4/MPEG to iTunes converter.

To import your local MP4 video files to this app for video conversion, you have two optional ways. One is to hit the  video to itunes conversion menu to browse your computer to select and import your MP4 files. The Secord one is to directly drag and drop your local MP4 files to this program.

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Step 2: Select an iTunes supported format as the output format

In order to make the output files 100% supported by iTunes, the directly-optimized pre-settings are strongly recommended. Selecting one of them as the output format is the best choice for you, so you don't worry about the video codec error.

Open the output format window by hitting the "Output Format" icon on the right side of the main interface, and then go to the"Apple" category to select the Apple device model you want. The output format is not only fully compatible with iTunes, but also suitable for the corresponding Apple device best.

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Step 3. Convert MP4/MPEG to iTunes compatible formats

Press the "Convert" button on the bottom-right corner of this app's interface. By doing this, you're asking this app to start converting your MP4 files to iTunes. Next, you can let it do the resting thing in the background.

Note: 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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Video Tutorial: How to Convert MP4/MPEG to iTunes

FAQs about Adding MP4/MPEG to iTunes

Question: Why I can't add MP4 to iTunes?
You should make clear iTunes supported file specifications. Please check below the table. Also MP4 is a multimedia container with different codec. Maybe your MP4 codec isn't compatible with iTunes. If your MP4 still can't be added into iTunes, you will have to try Video Converter Ultimate.

Video files
Specifications
MPEG-4 with H.264 compression
File extensions: .mp4, .m4v, .mov
Video Format: MPEG-4 with H.264
Data Rate: Up to 160 Kbps
Image Size: 640 x 480 pixels
Frame Rate: 30 frames per second
Key Frame: Every 24 frames
Audio Files
Specifications
AAC
File extensions: .m4a
iPod nano, 3rd/4th/5th gen.
Audio Format: Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC (Music)
MPEG-4 video format
Data Rate: Up to 160 Kbps
iPhone, all models
Channels: Stereo in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov formats
iPhone 3GS, 3G and Original
Output Sample Rate: 48 kHz
iPad, all models
Encoding Quality: Better
MP3
File extensions: .mP3

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Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

Ellon_Smith
Did you convert your videos by following the steps above? If it still doesn't work, probably there is something wrong with your videos. Please check your video files. Or, you're adviced to send your video files to our Support Team , and then the specific technicist will test it for you.
Lhentot
I downloaded it and still i can't add any videos in itunes.. :( can you help me..
Ellon_Smith
Hi Juanma, please send your original files to our Support Team . The specific technicist will help you test it.
Juanma
I downloaded it and it sisn't work, I still can't add videos, even the same videos that in the previous version of itunes it readed perfectly. Can you (or anybody) help me?
Thedudeabides
Thank you Ellon smith.May you live for a thousand years.
Ellon_Smith
Hi, Keith, can you play the original file on your computer smoothly? Usually, after you select the configured preset for your iPad, it will play perfect on your device. If your video plays fine, please kindly send it to our support team to solve the problem asap. Best regards,
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HHave tried all the above but still can not add files to iPad 1 can anyone help

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