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What type of video does the ipod support and how do you get the videos on it?

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Re: Ipod nano video

At first, iPod nano supports MP4, M4V formats only.
So secondly, you need software to convert videos of other formats to MP4 or M4V. Then use iTunes to sync your iPod nano. I prefer to use Aimersoft Video Converter to do that. I think a step-by-step guide will be helpful. Here is the link:
Good luck.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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Most of us watch YouTube videos, enjoy DVD movies, and do you want to playback these videos on your iPod? iPod touch both looks and operates pretty much like iPhone with the touch-screen, a much better screen for watching videos. The newest iPod nano also supports video with great picture quality. So, you can enjoy movies, TV shows and lots of videos on your iPod touch and iPod nano now, but how to put the videos on iPod nano/touch? And the output videos also can be with great quality? Here, the following guide is to you on how to put videos on iPod nano/touch.

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Most of the video files are not MP4 formats that can not be directly used on iPod, please make sure the format is compatible with iPod , if not, you should use some video converters to do the conversion, give this iSkysoft ipod movie converter a try, which can convert all various video formats to iPod MP4 formats.

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Step 2: Add files to iTunes

Obviously, using iTunes to sync files to iPod is the choice of many iPod users. After converting the videos, Open iTunes and click "File" to add the videos you just converted to iTunes library;

Step 3: Plug in your iPod to computer, then iTunes will detect your iPod as a device.

Step4: Select your iPod device on the left panel of iTunes, click "Movies" tab, check the videos you want to sync and click "Apply", done.

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Next, use iTunes to sync them to ur iPod. If you wanna more convenient, you could download this iPod manager tool - Daniusoft iPod transfer :

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

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

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