MPG to iTunes Mac: How to Convert and Import MPG Files to iTunes

Have many MPG files and would like 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.

Organize files in MPG in iTunes and put MPG videos in pocket!

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 video converter for Mac to convert and import MPG movies to iTunes on Mac (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included). Below is how this MPG to iTunes converter performs:

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4 simple steps to convert and import MPG files to iTunes on Mac


Add your MPG files to the Mac application

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.

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Select the output format

Now go to the format tray, choose one of iTunes friendly formats as the output format, such as MOV.

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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.

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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.


Start to convert MPG to iTunes on Mac

Hit the "Convert" button, this MPG to iTunes converter for Mac will start to convert MPG to iTunes on Mac.


Import output files to iTunes

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!

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.

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.

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