Are you looking for ways to import MPG to iTunes library either for organization or importing them to to your iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, iPad, and so on? You know that MPG is not compatible with iTunes, before you do that, you need to convert MPG video to iTunes friendly formats firstly.
Easy Way to Convert and Import MPG Files to iTunes on Mac OS X (Including El Capitan)
If you would like to import MPG files to iTunes library for organizing or importing to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac mini or Apple TV, etc. you have to convert MPG to iTunes supported format such as MOV and MP4. Here we introduce you to an easy-to-use yet professional iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac to convert and import MPG movies to iTunes on Mac OS X (El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard included).
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User Guide to Convert MPG Files to iTunes on Mac OS X
After open iSkysoft MPG converter, simply drag and drop MPG files to the Mac Converter. Or you can go to the "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to locate the MPG files you want to convert.
Now go to the format tray, choose one of iTunes friendly formats as the output format, such as "MOV".
If you would like to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose the device as the output format. What's more, the output videos could be added to iTunes automatically.
If you want to merge several MPG files into one file, after adding all the MPG clips to the program, you can click the "Merge" button at the bottom toolbar to merge the clips into one output file.
Note: This Mac MPG to iTunes converter also enables you only extract audio from MPG movies in AAC, MP3, M4A, etc. on Mac.
Hit the "Convert" button, this MPG to iTunes converter for Mac will start to convert MPG to iTunes on Mac.
Go to iTunes library, drag and drop the output files to iTunes library, and then you are able to sync them to your iPhone or iPod and enjoy them on the go! Cool, right? Take an action now!
Tips 1: What is MPG format?
Many online videos are distributed in MPG format and some Video Camcorders recorded videos are in MPG format. Though MPG videos widely exist, due to Apple's strategy, MPG is not a video format that compatible with Apple products. MPG format, which is a common digital video format standardized by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) typically incorporates MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 audio and video compression. Although MPG is not friendly with Apple products, there are still some ways to change the situation.
Tips 2: How to play MPG files on Mac?
QuickTime natively supports MPG files encoded with MPEG-1. But for MPEG-2 compressed MPG files, you need a QuickTime component. With Perian for Mac (Free) installed, QuickTime can play MPG files like a breeze, and VLC player is another good choice for MPG files playback.