This article will describe a step by step guide on how to convert and import AVI files to iTunes. Then it is just easy to watch AVI movies on iTunes or sync AVI video to iPad, iPad2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod, iPod Touch and more.
Why Failed to Import AVI to iTunes
According to Apple official website, iTunes only works with QuickTime and MPEG-4 Movie files that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4" and are playable in QuickTime Player. Therefore, if you try to import .avi movie to iTunes for syncing, it will end in fail in importing AVI video to iTunes let alone transfer this AVI file to iPad, iPhone, iPod.
How to Import AVI Video to iTunes successfully?
In order to successfully import AVI files to iTunes, we have to convert this AVI video to iTunes compatible video format like MP4. Bigasoft iPad Converter is just the right AVI to iTunes conversion software. It can easily convert AVI video file to iTunes supported MP4 format for transfer AVI to iPad, iPad2, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV and more.
Moreover, the powerful AVI to iTunes converter can convert other video formats including MPEG, MKV, WMV, WTV, 3GP, FLV, ASF, MTS, VOB, RM, RMVB, TS and more to iTunes format for transferring to iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV. It also can convert audio files including WMA, OGG, FLAC, MP2, AC3, RA, M4B, AAC, CAF to iTunes supported MP3, AIFF, WAV or M4A audio format. It even can convert various video formats to iTunes audio format.
Step by step Guide on How to Import AVI to iTunes
The following is a step by step guide on how to convert and import AVI to iTunes with the help of Bigasoft iPad Video Converter.
Make Preparation: Run Bigasoft iPad Video Converter
Free Download Bigasoft iPad Video Converter (for Windows at http://www.bigasoft.com/downloads/b-ipad-video-converter.exe , for Mac at http://www.bigasoft.com/downloads/b-ipad-video-converter-mac.dmg) install and run it, the following interface will pop up.
Step 1 Add AVI video file
Click "Add File" button to import AVI video file. Or you can also drag your AVI file directly to the main interface of Bigasoft iPad Video Converter.
Step 2 Set iTunes supported MP4 format
Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" to set iTunes compatible MP4 format.
To transfer AVI to iPad or iPad2 by iTunes, select iPad MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4) from the "iPad" category.
To transfer AVI to iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, select iPhone MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4) from the "iPhone" category.
To transfer AVI to iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod touch, iPod touch 4, iPod shuffle, select iPod MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4) from the "iPod" category.
To transfer AVI to Apple TV, select Apple TV MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4) from the "iPod" category.
Step 3 Convert AVI to iTunes supported format
Click "Convert" button to finish converting AVI to iTunes compatible video format.
Step 4 Import AVI to iTunes
Start iTunes, and then choose File > Add File to Library to import the converted AVI files to iTunes or you also can simply drag and drop this converted AVI movie to the iTunes Movie Library.
How to import AVI to iTunes
Enjoy or Transfer AVI to iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV
After finishing the conversion and importing, just enjoy your AVI movies on your iTunes or sync them to iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV for watching AVI video on the go. Wait no more, just free download the powerful AVI to iTunes converter for importing AVI files to iTunes/iPad/iPhone/iPod/Apple TV.