How to Convert and Import MKV to iTunes on Mac
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 Video Converter for Mac comes in.
How to import MKV files to iTunes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Load MKV Videos into Program
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 in one go.
Select an iTunes-Compatible Format
In the format tray, switch to Video category and choose MOV, or MP4 as your output format. You can also specify an output folder. Otherwise, the default folder will be used.
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
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.
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 Mountain Lion so if you're using this version of Mac OS X, you'll benefit more on MKV to iTunes conversion.
Launch iTunes, drag the output file to iTunes library
The advantages of this Video Converter for Mac are low CPU usage, fast conversion speed and the output videos looks quite nice on iPod screen. Now you can put your favorite MKV movies on your iPod and enjoy them on the go!