Convert YouTube (*.FLV) to iTunes MP4/M4V/MOV Format Video

Flash Video (FLV) is a container file format used to deliver video over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player versions 6–10. The format has quickly established itself as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Hulu, Google Video, Yahoo! Video, Metacafe,, and many other news providers.

So, if you have an FLV file that you’ve downloaded from a video streaming website like YouTube, you might run into the problem of it not playing on iTunes.

iTunes is very picky about what kind of formats can be imported into it, and only a few of media formats are supported by iTunes, including MOV and MP4. To add YouTube FLV videos to iTunes, you need to convert YouTube video to iTunes compatible format first. Here is where Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac comes in.

It supports converting video from all regular format to iTunes compatible formats, whatever it’s MOV, MP4 or M4V. What’s more, if you want to playYouTube video on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, you can directly select the device model as the output format. No manual video settings are required. All Apple devices are supported, including iPad Pro, the New iPad, iPad with Retina display, iPhone 8/7/7 Plus/SE/6s(Plus)/6(Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS, iPod touch 5, etc. Now get the best YouTube to iTunes converter to add YouTube FLV files to iTunes library as needed.

If you are a Windows user, turn to the Windows version fro help.

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Step 1: Install YouTube to iTunes Converter for Mac. And then click Add to browse your computer hard drive and select the YouTube files you want to convert.

Step 2: Since iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats, you can click Format bar and choose any of the three from Common Video as the output file format. If you want to import .mkv, .avi, .wmv, .flv to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad.

Tip: If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 3: When all settings are done, simply click the Convert button to begin the conversion from iTunes FLV to iTunes format. When the conversion is finished, you can import and play your YouTube videos on iTunes or transfer them to iPhone, iPad via iTunes with ease.

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  1. joe says:

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