Have many MPG files and want to import MPG to iTunes 11 library either for organization or importing them to to your iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, etc? 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 movies in pocket!
If you want to upload MPG files to iTunes 11 library, either for organization or for importing to your iPod/iPhone/Apple TV/Mac mini, you need to convert the MPG format to iTunes friendly format like MP4, MOV. To convert and import MPG movies to iTunes on Mac OS X running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion etc., this professional yet easy-to-use Pavtube Video Converter for Mac gives you a hassle free experience.
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3 Simple Steps to convert and Add MPG files to iTunes 11 on Mac
Step 1. Lod your MPG files to the Mac App
Drag the MPG files to the program and then you can change the file name and watch them in the right previewing screen.
Step 2. Set iTunes 11 Supported Output Format
To encode VOB files to iTunes 11, you can choose the output format as M4V, MP4 or MOV from "Format > Common Video", which are highly supported by iTunes. You can also select iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices. You can also click "Settings" to change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.
Step 3. Start MPG to iTunes Conversion
Click "Convert" button to begin MPG to iTunes 11 video conversion. When conversions completed, you can freely import the converted files to your iTunes and transfer to iPad/iPhone/iPod touch if necessary.
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.