How to Add New Videos to iTunes: 6 Steps - MakeSureHow
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Adding videos to iTunes makes it possible for you to sync them to an iOS device such as your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You can get new videos into iTunes in two ways: the first is to purchase them directly from iTunes, and the second is to copy your own homemade videos into iTunes. However, iTunes only recognizes and converts QuickTime and MPEG-4 videos, such as those ending in MOV, M4V and MP4 file extensions, so if you have the option, you shoot using one of those formatsAdding Videos to iTunes Library.


  1. 1
    Open iTunes and click "File" from the top menu.
  2. 2
    Select "Add File to Library" if you want to add individual video files to your iTunes library. Alternatively, select "Add Folder to Library" to add an entire folder of videos to your iTunes library.
  3. 3
    Select the file or folder you wish to add and click "Open" to automatically add the selected content to the iTunes video library. Alternatively, drag files from Windows Explorer and drop them on the iTunes video library link.Purchasing Videos in iTunes Store
  4. 4
    Open iTunes and click "iTunes Store" from the left pane.
  5. 5
    Click "Movies" or "TV Shows" from the top menu.
  6. 6
    Locate the video you wish to add and click "Buy." Once purchased, the video is automatically downloaded into your iTunes library.


  • If you have an iOS device connected to your computer, its videos are accessible via Windows Explorer, or you can use the AutoPlay's Import Pictures and Videos option to download them to your computer. This allows you to add videos from your iOS device to iTunes.


  • Only copy videos that you have the legal right to use, such as videos purchased from the iTunes store or those you created yourself.

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