How can I add and play MKV videos in iTunes 11

Q1. ”I have many video files in MKV format, but I don’t know how I can add these files to iTunes and sync to my iPod, iPhone later.”

Q2. “I have imported my DVD collection into my hard drive. Currently the format is MKV and cannot be imported into iTunes. Any fast solution?”

When you try to load MKV to iTunes library, or even want to add them to work on your iDevices like iPhone or iPad, you may have met some troubles like above quoted. Are you looking for a simple solution to importing mkv files into iTunes with smooth playback? Here is how to.

In fact, MKV is unaccepted by iTunes. Since iTunes only accepts MOV, MP4, and M4V formats, you will need to convert .mkv to iTunes supported format and then transfer to iPad and other iOS devices. Brorsoft Video Converter is just such a video converter you need, which comes with super high conversion speed and keep the output files in good quality simultaneously. If you running a Mac computer and looking for a solution for converting MKV to iTunes on Mac, please try  Video Converter for Mac. Now follow the step-by-step guide for you.

Tutorial: Converting MKV to iTunes format

1. Install and run this best MKV to iTunes Converter. Click Add button to load multiple files to the program. You can also drag videos to the converter directly.

2. Click Format bar and choose any of the MP4, M4V and MOV from “Common Video” as the output file format. If you want to add .mkv to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad.

3. Finally click the Convert button to begin encoding MKV to iTunes friendly format.

After encoding process has finished successfully, go into the destination directory and drop the converted files into iTunes or use the “Add to Library” option on the “File” menu. Once all this is done, sync your iOS device with iTunes and your videos will be ready to play, enjoy them!

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