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How to convert video to iPod MP4 Video for iPod Touch/Nano/Classic/Video?

This document will show you how to trim, crop, convert video to iPod video formats including MP4, M4V and MP3 at length, it also fit for the new iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video. You can refer to it step by step and take the conversion an easy trip. If you want to convert DVD and edit edit DVD movie to iPod, you can refer to the DVD to iPod guide.

This iPod Video guide includes two parts as follow:
1. How to convert video to for iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video?
2. How to trim, crop, join and edit video for iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video?

 

The video formats Aimersoft iPod Video Converter support are as follows:
AVI, XviD, WMV, MPEG, MPG, FLV, DAT, RM, RMVB, MOV, ASF, FLV, MP4, M4V, Limewire, youtube video

 

The audio formats supported by Aimersoft iPod Video Converter are:
MP3, M4A. AAC

 

Part 1: How to convert video to iPod Nano, iPod Touch, iPod Classic and iPod Video?

 

Step1. Please download Aimersoft iPod Video Converter; you can free download it from here.


 

Step2. Install and run Aimersoft iPod Video Converter, click the “Add” button to import your videos. Aimersoft iPod Video Converter support batch conversion, so you can import multiple files at a time. If you experience any problems adding videos by directly clicking the “Add” button, you can click “File -> Add DirectShow files…” to add the video files you want to convert from your computer.

iPod Video Converter

Step3. Then Click the “Format” drop-down list to select the format you prefer for each added file. If you don’t know what formats your device support, you can just select the format “iPod Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4)”

iPod Video format

If you want to customize the output quality, click the “Settings” button to open the Settings panel, where you customize resolution, frame rate, video bit rate, audio bit rate, sample, etc. You also can create a settings profile and save it, and then you won’t have to do the same settings every time. Since Aimersoft iPod Video Converter support batch conversion, you can use different profiles for each added video files to save your time. If you don’t want to do these settings, the default settings will just work perfectly.
ipod video converter setting


After all things done, click “Start” to start conversion.

 

Transfer video to iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video.

If you want to add video to iPod with iTunes, follow these steps:

1. Open iTunes and click "File" to add your videos to iTunes library.
2. plug in your iPod to computer, then iTunes will detect your iPod as a device.
3. Select your iPod device on the left panel of iTunes, click "Movies" tab, check the videos you want to sync and click "Apply", done.

video to iPod

 

Next part >>How to crop, edit, join and trim movie movie for iPod?