How to Convert and Put Videos on iPod

Like iPhone and iPad, some iPods, like iPod touch 5, are also portable video player. With the iPod, you can watch videos, like youtube videos on your iPod. Thus, if you have downloaded many videos, you may can't wait to put videos on iPod for playback. But, you're clear that iPod is compatible with video in MP4, M4V and MOV. If you want to sync videos with incompatible formats, like AVI, WMA and FLV, you have to convert them before syncing.

To convert and put movies on iPod, you can use an iPod video transfer tool, like Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). This iPod video transfer tool gives you the chance to convert and put many videos on your iPod easily and effortlessly. Surprisingly, this tool will never remove previous videos on your iPod during the sync.

Download this iPod video transfer tool on your computer!

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Note: Wonddershare TunesGo Retro supports iPod nano, iPod touch, iPod shuffle and iPod classic. Please check the details about supported iPods.

A step-by-step guide on how to put videos on iPod

Both versions of this iPod video transfer tool work well in syncing videos to your iPod. Download and install the right version on your computer. In this article, we're going to show you the video sync guide with the Windows version Wondershare TunesGo Retro.

Now, launch this tool to show the connection window on your computer screen.

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Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPod to the computer

Use a USB cable to make the connection between your iPod and the computer. This iPod video transfer will detect your iPod once it's connected. After that, you can preview data by clicking tabs in the left sidebar.

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Step 2. Add videos to iPod

Click the "Media" tab in the left sidebar. On the top bar, you get many options, like movies, music videos, Podcast, TV shows, etc. Here, we focus on movies. Click "Movies" to show the movie window.

Before adding movies to iPod, lets' choose a movie conversion quality in case the added movies have incompatible format. On the top right corner, click the second tab. This brings up a pull-down menu. Click "Setting" and choose "Video Conversion". Here are three quality types you can choose from. Select one and click "OK".

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Now, come back the movie window. Click "Add" to pop up the file browser window. Find and add your favorite movies. If you have a movie folder, you can directly add it. Click the inverted triangle under "Add". In the pull-down list, choose "Add Folder" to add the movie folder.

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If you get a note telling you that the movie(s) has (have) Apple incompatible format, you can click "Yes" to convert the movie(s). If you don't want to convert, click "No". This iPod transfer tool will begin to convert the movie(s). And the output video format is MP4, Which is totally compatible with your iPod.

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Now, you know how to add movies to iPod. Fast and convenient, isn't it? Enjoy the movies on the go.

Try TunesGo Retro to add movies to your iPod.

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Dec 03,2013 14:00 pm / Posted by Thomas Jones to iPod

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