Summary: This article tells you the best solution to convert MKV to iTunes (iTunes 11) supported video formats on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion).
Q: Importing .mkv video into iTunes
“I wanna get some videos in .mkv format into iTunes library. I've looked all over the internet and can't seem to find an easy solution. Any ideas?”
Ever have had the similar confusion? How to add MKV to iTunes? If you are still looking for the solution, read on to get it. As far as I know 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, M4V and MP4. You can't play MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB in iTunes direclty.
To import .mkv video to iTunes on Mac, you'd better get a professional Mac MKV to iTunes converter. Brorsoft MKV to iTunes Converter Mac is the best choice for you. It's a smart iTunes tool to convert .mkv files to other popular devices supported video formats, such as convert mkv to iTunes on mac, convert mkv to iPhone, convert mkv to iPod, encode mkv to iPad, etc. Also, it could convert between any video formats, such as MP4, MOV, M4V, AVI, MPG, WMV, FLV etc. With it you can also easily transfer MKV to iTunes on Mac. If you are on Windows, please get Brorsoft Video Converter.
How to Import MKV files to iTunes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Step 1. Launch Mac MKV to iTunes Converter, and click "Add" button to import videos files from your Mac computer. This converter is available to convert video files in batch. It will make the conversion more convenient.
Step 2. Click the Format bar and choose MP4, M4V or MOV as output format, which is accepted by Mac iTunes.
a. 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
b. If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc.
Step 3. Click the "Convert" button to start converting MKV to iTunes on Mac OS X.
Step 4. After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now the converted MKV video is ready to be imported into iTunes and if necessary, sync with your Apple device.
To import videos to iTunes, open iTunes and go to File > Add to Library or directly drag and drop the converted video to iTunes. And then find the video in the Movies category.
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