You may use Handbrake to convert WMV to iTunes 12 for syncing to iPhone, iPad, iPod, but what’s pity- the output only playable on your iTunes(the quality is not good as well), iPhone, iPod or iPad device are not included. Don’t worry. This article will offer you a quick fix.
I want to convert a .wmv file to .mov file so I can play WMV movie on iTunes 12 and then sync to iPhone, iPad. As we all know, Handbrake is free and quite easy to use. But something frustrating, when I used it to converting WMV to iTunes 12, I found the output only playable on iTunes, not iPhone, iPod or iPad device. Luckily, I’ve got some tech support online and worked out a quick solution to solve the issue. Just read on to learn how to add WMV to iTunes for transferring to iPad/iPhone.
Actually, Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod have strict preset settings requirement, you need follow tightly with these parameter settings. So though you have converted WMV source by Handbrake, sometimes you still cannot play and watch them on your iPhone, iPod or iPad. What’s worse, the output videos are usually not in good quality as you expect. Embarrassed by such a situation, a better solution for you is to use a professional video conversion app that can help you encode WMV to iTunes/iPhone/iPhone/iPod compatible format in the best quality.
Searching several threads about video conversion for iTunes, I found more than one guys recommend Brorsoft Video Converter. The outstanding features of this WMV to iTunes Converter include optimal presets for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV and high conversion speed with zero quality loss. With it, you can directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad Air for smooth playback. Of course, these profiles are highly compatible with iTunes(12) as well, so that you can play the converted WMV files in iTunes 12 easily if you want. Don’t worry about the quality loss as it always keeps the original quality for you. If you are planning to format WMV to iTunes 12 on Mac OS X(Yosemite, Mavericks), Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the choice.
How to add WMV to iTunes 12 for syncing to iPhone/iPad
1. Install and launch the WMV converter and click the "Add" button to load 1080p, 720p WMV files from your computer or devices. It supports batch conversion.
2. Click the "Format" drop-down button to set desired iTunes compatible video format. You can set MOV, MP4, M4V from Common Video profile as the output format for iTunes. Well, to transfer WMV from iTunes to iPad/iPhone/iPoad, you can directly select an optimal format from the "iPad", "iPhone" or "iPoad" category.
Tip: By clicking the Setting icon, you can also adjust the video, audio parameters like video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate, etc to fit the Apple devices settings requirement in 100%.
3. Click Convert button to start WMV to iTunes 12 conversion. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. After the conversion, you can click "Open" button to get the generated iTunes/iPhone/iPad compatible files effortlessly. It would be easy for you to play WMV in iTunes 12 and iPhone 6, iPad Mini 2....
Additional Tips: Besides WMV, this WMV to iTunes Converter can also encode MKV, MTS, AVI, MPG, FLV, VOB, etc to iTunes(12) friendly videos. All you need is to use the software to batch convert movie files and then drag the output videos into iTunes library no matter for playing, organizing or syncing.
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