MKV to iTunes: How to Convert and Import MKV to iTunes on Mac and Windows PC

A number of HD videos downloaded from the internet are wrapped up in MKV container and you can play them on Mac using a media player like VLC, or Quicktime with Perian plugin. But you will certainly stumble if you try to import them to iTunes for easy syncing with other iDevices. iTunes is very picky about what kind of formats can be imported into it,  and only a few of media formats are supported by iTunes, including MOV and MP4. So you will need to convert MKV videos to iTunes-compatible format for syncing across multiple devices easily. Here is where iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe comes in.

How to Convert and Import MKV Videos to iTunes

iSkysoft MKV to iTunes Converter supports converting video from all regular format to iTunes compatible formats, whatever it's MOV, MP4 or M4V. What's more, if you want to play MKV video on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, you can directly select the device model as the output format. No manual video settings are required. All Apple devices are supported, including iPad Pro, the New iPad, iPad with Retina display, iPhone SE/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS, iPod touch 5, etc.

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Easy Steps to Import MKV files to iTunes on Mac OS X (Including El Capitan)

Step 1. Load MKV videos into MKV to iTunes converter

You can drag any MKV file in Finder and drop to the program or add them by choosing "File" menu > "Load Media Files". It allows you to add several video files at a time and convert them at one go.

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Step 2. Select an iTunes compatible format

In the format tray, switch to Video category and choose M4V, or MP4 as your output format. You can also specify an output folder. Otherwise, the default folder will be used.

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If you want to sync the converted video to a specific devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod or other devices, you can choose your device model from an array of device-specific profiles.

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Your original videos comes in several parts and you want to combine them into a single video file for continuous playback? Just turn on the "Merge" option at botton, then your video will be merged into one automatically after conversion.  On the other hand, you can also cut a big MKV video file into smaller video clips. In addition, the bundled video editor allows you apply different special effects to your video. Another interesting feature is its ability to rip audio contents from MKV video or other video source to MP3, AAC formats.

Step 3. Converting MKV to iTunes on Mac OS X

Click the "Convert" button to initiate the conversion. The resulted videos will be smaller in file size, leaving more free space for your other multimedia contents. It fully supports El Capitan so if you're using this version of Mac OS X, you'll benefit more on MKV to iTunes conversion.

By the way, if you want to import your MKV videos to iTunes after conversion, please go to the "File" menu then choose "Preference". Click on the "Convert" tab, you will see an option "Add files to iTunes Library after conversion". Mark it, then you will get the converted video on your iTunes list after hitting the "Convert" button to convert MKV videos.

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Video Tutorial: How to Convert MKV files to iTunes on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Optional: Online MKV to iTunes Converter

You can also try online video converter to convert your MKV files to iTunes, if you don't want to install a computer program. Try it below:

Note: Because the online tool doesn't support "https", so if the content below was blank, please manually click the "Shield" icon on the right of your browser address bar to load the script. This action is secure without any harm to your data or computer.

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Sep 01,2016 16:45 pm / Posted by to Convert Video
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