WMV is a very popular video format developed by Microsoft. But as the typical Windows media video format, WMV files is always not acceptable by iTunes for Windows or Mac. Playing WMV (Windows Media Video) in iTunes or syncing WMV to Apple products like iPad, iPhone, iPod, QuickTime is the same difficult to wrap our heads around. Is there no way to import WMV to iTunes Movie Library? Of course not, converting WMV to iTunes-compatible format must do great help for you, so you can add WMV files to iTunes for playing/syncing without any hassle. Well, read on to see the effective way here to make it.
According to Apple official, you will find iTunes is not a full-featured music and video management application to import any video rather than MP4, MOV and M4V. Furthermore, there is something you should know when import WMV video to iTunes library, the codec should be AAC, MPEG-4, and H.264 only.
To convert WMV to iTunes to mac(os Sierra) or Windows (10) seamlessly and effortlessly, fortunately, there are two widely-used solutions to allow iTunes to support or play WMV video files simply.
Videomate for Mac is a professional yet easy-to-use WMV to iTunes video converter, player and editor which is fully compatible with all major Mac operating systems. With it, you can effortlessly transcode WMV files to iTunes recognized video/audio codec on Mac without any loss of quality. What's more, if you want to play WMV video on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, you can directly select the device model as the output format. No manual video settings are required. By the way, it's also available for Windows users and you can get the Windows version from here.
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To solve incompatibility problem of iTunes, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is an alternative solution to Videomate to import all your home video library to iTunes whatever they are in the file formats of Blu-ray, DVD, MP4, MOV, AVI (DivX, Xvid), VOB, Tivo, DIVX, MPEG, FLV, MVI, MKV, 3GP, WTV, etc. with simple clicks.
This full-featured iTunes video app also enables you to set in advance the video/audio format for iPhone, iPad, and iPod. With its excellent built-in video editor, you can adjust the video effects as well by adding personal watermark and 3D effects, cropping as well as trimming WMV video to get more smaller files for further transferring. If you want to transfer WMV existing on your Windows to iTunes videos, just download Dimo Video Converter Ultimate on Windows PC.
|Video Conversion Compability between Videomate vs. Dimo Video Converter Ultimate|
|Videomate||Dimo Video Converter Ultimate|
Supported Input Files
Output Files Supported
|MPEG, WMV, FLV, MOV, MP4/H.264/H.265||YES||YES|
|HD MP4, MKV, AVI||YES||YES|
|3D MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV||YES||YES|
|4K MKV, MP4||YES||YES|
|Built-in profiles for popular devices like iPhone, iPad, Android etc.||YES||YES|
|Blu-ray to ISO||NO||YES|
|File Folder to ISO||YES||YES|
|Build-in video Player||YES||YES|
For Mac (including macOS Sierra 10.12 and OS X El Capitan) users, just follow the detailed guide to complete your conversion. The way to transcode WMV to iTunes formats on Windows (including Windows 10) is the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version.
Step 1. Import WMV files into WMV to iTunes converter
Start Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac after installation, you'll notice instantly that the interface could not be much simpler. Then directly drag any WMV file in Finder and drop to the program or add them by clicking "Add File" button.
Step 2: Select the compatible-iTunes file format or device
To make the output files 100% supported by iTunes, the directly-optimized presets are strongly recommended. Click "Select Format" button and select Apple device model iPad, iPhone, iPod as you want, which is fully compatible with iTunes. Of course, you can also choose MP4, MOV or M4V as output format under "Video" or "HD Video" (assuming your WMV are HD).
Tip: If you thought WMV is too large, it also allows you to cut a big WMV video file into smaller video clips by hitting "Edit" icon. In addition, you can apply different special effects to your video through its embedded video editor. Another interesting feature is its ability to rip audio contents from WMV video or other video source to MP3, AAC formats as per your requirements.
Step 3: Start WMV to iTunes Mac conversion
When you have got ready for the settings for the added videos, click the "Start" button to begin to transcode WMV to iTunes for playback. When the conversion is done, you can click the "Open" button to locate the converted video on your computer. 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.
NOTE: If your final goal of converting WMV to iTunes format is just sync with your iPhone or iPad instead, you can use the build-in media server in Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac, which let you directly transfer WMV, MKV, FLAC and any other type of digital video & audio formats to your device based on the advanced IP address sharing technology, just keeping your computer and apple devices in the same network, it will automatically move the converted WMV to your target device no matter how huge file you have by "ONE-Click" to get rip of the tremendous iTunes transmitting work.
Still run into troubles to import WMV to iTunes, Please feel free to Email Us or comment below to let us know what kinds of problems you're issuing with WMV on iTunes playback and we'll see what we can do to help.