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How to Convert MKV to iTunes in Mac/Windows

There must be some occasions when you want to add MKV to iTunes (iTunes 11 included) so that you can play MKV in iTunes or sync them to Apple devices via iTunes, right? However, when you try to import MKV to iTunes, iTunes won't recognize those MKV files and doesn't allow you to load them. Why that happens? Well, that's because iTunes doesn't support the MKV format (it only supports MP4, MOV and M4V). In order to add MKV files to iTunes, you need to first convert MKV to iTunes supported formats.

Here we introduce Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac to help you complete the conversion on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 Mountain Lion. With it, you can convert MKV videos (HD MKV) to iTunes playable files with fast speed and high quality. Apart from MKV, it can also convert MKV to other video formats like AVI, WMV, FLV, VOB, 3GP, etc. and convert various other popular video formats to iTunes compatible video/audio formats. If you're a Windows user, simply get the equivalent Windows version to convert MKV to iTunes in Windows (Windows 8).

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How to convert MKV to play in iTunes with ease

Here the detailed steps to convert MKV format to iTunes on Mac are introduced. The way to finish your task in Windows is almost the same. So don't be confused. Just make sure you've got the right version.

1Import MKV files to the converter

Run the video converter and load the MKV video files you want to convert for iTunes in 2 ways: 1> Click File > Load Media Files from the menu bar to browse and choose MKV movies from your hard drive for conversion. 2> First locate the MKV videos and then simply drag them to the software main interface to add them.

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After the files are loaded, you can choose the subtitles and audio tracks if there are multiple ones. And if you want to convert multiple MKV to a single file for iTunes, simply click the Merge button to combine all the added files into one.

2Edit MKV files (optional)

This video converter offers a built-in video editor, allowing you to touch up your videos in clicks. Highlight a video and click Edit to open the Edit window, where you can trim video, crop video, add watermarks, apply special video effects and more to personalize your videos.

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3Choose an output format and start conversion

Choose MP4 as the output video format from the format list at the bottom. (MP4 is highly compatible with iTunes.) You can also adjust the output video parameters like bit rate, frame rate, etc. to satisfy your needs. Finally, click the Convert button to start converting MKV to iTunes supported MP4. If you want to convert MKV for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. media players, you can navigate the find the device icon and choose it as the output file format to convert MKV to fit your device.

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4Import videos to iTunes and play MKV in iTunes

After the conversion, start iTunes and click File > Add Files to Library to add the converted MKV files to iTunes library. After that, you can play the MKV files in iTunes smoothly or sync them to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. for playing on the go.

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