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How video lovers enjoy video on iPod or iPhone (Mac)?

By adams1546 ·
With the advent of iPods and iPhone with large screens that can play video, the iPod and iPhone have become a great mobile platform for watching video and TV shows. Whether it's commuting to work or taking longer trips on a bus across the country, an iPod or iPhone packed with video and TV shows can be a great way to pass the time for video lovers.

Part 1. Video conversion software - a perfect gift for video lovers
For video lovers with various video files, video conversion software can help them convert any video(including Youtube video) into iPod and iPhone compatible video files on Mac, including Snow Leopard, showing their friends and family exciting highlights of their winter vacation on their iPod or iPhone. There are many programs such as Quicktime Pro, Handbrake, Videora and iPod/iPhone Video Converter for Mac that do this, ranging from free to those that cost $20-$40. They vary in supported video formats and output quality, so try a free download and then make the right choice.

Part 2. Step-by-step guide for video lovers to enjoy video on iPod or iPhone (Mac)
Here's a tutorial that explains how to use a total video conversion program called iFunia Video Converter Pro for Mac to convert any video into iPod or iPhone MPEG-4 video files.

Step 1: Download iFunia Video Converter Pro for Mac
Video lovers can download iFunia Video Converter Pro using any of the links listed below:
* Download from iFunia official site(http://www.ifunia.com/video-converter-mac.html)
* Download from Softonic(http://ifunia-video-converter-pro.softonic.com/mac)
* Download from Tucows(http://www.tucows.com/preview/610473?q=ifunia+video+converter+pr)

Step 2: Source Setup
Run the program and click Add? button to select and open the video file you wish to convert. iFunia Video Converter Pro supports most of the popular video formats, so you can easily convert AVI to MP4, MKV to MP4, and even YouTube FLV video to iPhone/iPod MPEG-4 video.

Step 3: Destination Setup
The Destination section has 3 settings you can modify: Output format, file destination and codec settings. Just select a preset and iFunia Video Converter Pro will automatically fill in all the settings for you. Take iPhone for example, we suggest you select 'iPhone MPEG-4 (640*480) Video (*.mp4)', and set Video Codec as 'H.264', Resolution as '640*480', Bitrate as '768', Frame Rate as '30', Audio Codec as 'AAC'. This will give you a nice high quality file on iPhone small screens.

Step 4: Start converting video
Finally! Click on the Start button and stand back.The convert progress bar shows you how much of the encoding is completed. The encoding time will depend on several variables including: the duration of the video file, the speed of your computer, what other activity your computer is currently doing, the codec you selected (H264 or MP4) and the bitrate you set.

Step 5: Transfer/Sync video to your iPhone
1) Connect your iPhone or iPod to your computer using the cable it came with and open iTunes (Applications > iTunes).
2) Drag and drop the video file into your iTunes library, or select Add to Library... from the File menu.
3) Make sure the video file you just added to iTunes is in a Playlist that will get synced to your device.
4) Select "Sync"
5) The sync may take a few minutes. Once completed, the file should now be on your iPod or iPhone.

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