You may have downloaded bunches of AVI movies from the Internet to your MacBook or get some recorded AVI videos. Now you may want to import the AVI videos to your iTunes on Mac so that you can transfer them to your iPhone, iPad and iPod for watching on the go. However, according to Apple official website, iTunes supported video formats are: QuickTime and MPEG-4 movie files that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4" and are playable in QuickTime Player. Since AVI cannot be recognized by iTunes, to import AVI video to iTunes library, you need to convert AVI to iTunes on Mac first.
To successfully convert AVI video files to iTunes compatible videos format like MP4 and MOV, you need a professional Mac video converter. Video Converter for Mac is just the right one to help you convert AVI videos to iTunes friendly video formats on Mac OS X in clicks! Besides AVI, it can also convert all other popular video formats, including WMV, MKV, MPEG, FLV, VOB, MTS, MOV, MP4, etc. After the conversion, you can import the converted AVI videos to iTunes with ease. If you are a Windows user, please turn to Video Converter Ultimate.
Install and run the video converter for Mac, then click "Add Files" to load AVI files or directly drag them onto the interface. Loaded files are listed on the left and can be previewed on the right viewing window.
You can select "MOV" or "MPEG-4 Movie(*mp4)" for iTunes and choose a proper destination folder for saving the converted files. You can also adjust resolution, frame rate, encoder, bitrate, etc. to optimize the output file.
After finishing all necessary settings, click Convert button to start converting your AVI files to iTunes on Mac. You can also preview the converted video files and set the action before the conversion to make sure everything is OK. After the conversion completes, you can import the video files to your iTunes library and sync to your iPod, iPhone or iPad.
Here is the video tutorial on how to convert AVI movie to iTunes on Mac: