How to Play 1080p MKV Video on iTunes?

May 21, 2012 / Posted by Irene on Supported Software

With the release of new iTunes 10.6, users have the boon to obtain endless 1080p or 720p HD videos entertainment. Frustratingly, user feedbacks show that they are unable to play 1080p MKV in iTunes. It is so disappointing Blu-ray 1080p MKV to iTunes playing is impracticable. iTunes cannot import, stream and play 1080p HD video in formats like MKV, WMV, AVCHD, MPG, VOB, etc. Then how to download 1080p MKV files to iTunes?

The first problem you have to figure out is iTunes supportable formats. iTunes can read QuickTime and MPEG-4 video formats that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4", and audio formats including MP3, M4A, AAC, AIFF. Thus, to play 1080p MKV in iTunes you need to convert 1080p MKV to iTunes compatible formats. OK, you have to refer to a MKV to iTunes HD Video Converter to help you finish MKV to iTunes conversion problem. Leawo Video Converter is just the ideal software designed for you to convert 1080p MKV to iTunes recognizable video format with top-notch video quality and ultra-fast conversion speed. More surprisingly, you can get other video formats played on iTunes, with rich video editing features. For Mac users, Leawo null is required.

Now, take a look at the guide below to learn how to download 1080p MKV files to iTunes with only fewer simple steps. Download MKV to iTunes HD Video Converter, install and run it.


Full Guide

Load Blu-ray 1080p MKV video

Import the available 1080p MKV videos to this software through two methods: simple clicking on the "Add Video" to add videos to program processing list or quickly to load videos by direct drag-and-drop. You can have a preview of the imported video with the embedded video player.

Select output format for iTunes

Go to "Profile" drop-down list and make a selection on iTunes supported formats such as HD MPEG-4 (.mp4) video format. Then for better suiting your specific requirements, you can head to "Settings" panel next to "Profile" option to set output video and audio parameters including video codec, quality, size, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio and audio codec, quality, bit rate, sample rate and channels.

Edit video for iTunes playback

This step is for your options. Enter "Edit" section to trim video length, crop video size, adjust video effect and add watermark to video. Jump to "3D Settings" section to choose a 3D setting modes from Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved, Side by Side and modulate 3D depth effect.

Convert 1080p MKV to iTunes

After all settings, just start conversion by clicking on the big "Convert" button. Then you can freely put 1080p MKV videos to iTunes for Blu-ray movie ultimate enjoyment.

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Extended Knowledge

iTunes is a media player computer program, used for playing, downloading, saving, and organizing digital music and video files on desktop or laptop personal computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices.

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