iPod Video Converter – Play Any Video on iPod touch/Nano/Classic

June 12, 2020Andrew Miller
I get an AVI video, but my iPod touch fails to play it. How can I watch this video on my iPod touch 7? Should I get some iPod movie converters to have a try? - Chill
My iPhone 6 displayed the message "Your SIM sent a text message" when I upgraded to iOS 8.2, and it has started appearing on my iPhone every couple of hours for about a week now. What does it mean? How to fix the "Your SIM sent a text message"I like to listen to music with my iPod Nano 7th generation. Recently, I download many WMA songs from LimeWire. But I couldn't find those songs on my iPod Nano. What can I do? – Jordan

iPod is not only the music player, but also can play video files since iPod Nano 4/5/6/7, Classic 6 and all the iPod touch models.

iPod is the first product released by Apple, and it accompanied many of you for years. iPod has released many series products. You could use iPod Shuffle to listen to music and audio books. Alternatively, iPod Classic, iPod Nano and iPod touch also lets you enjoy audio files. Meanwhile, you could use those devices to watch movies.

But iPod only supports limited video formats and not all the video files are supported by iPod. For watching movies on iPod, you should convert videos into the movies compatible with iPod.

That's what we shall uncover in this post, 3 iPod video converters to convert videos for iPod touch, Nano and Classic.

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Part 1. iPod Supported Video Formats

The supported video formats by iPod is H.264 (Baseline Profile Level 3.0) and MPEG-4 (Simple Profile). The audio formats supported by iPod is AAC (M4A, M4B, M4P, up to 320 Kbps), Apple Lossless (a high-quality compressed format), MP3 (up to 320 Kbps), MP3 Variable Bit Rate (VBR), WAV, AA (audible.com spoken word, formats 2, 3, and 4), and AIFF.

You should also notice that WMA, MPEG Layer 1, MPEG Layer 2 audio files, or audible.com format 1 are not supported by iPod touch.

If you get a FLV video, how could you put it on your iPod Nano or iPod touch? If you download music file from LimeWire with WMA format, how could you listen to it on your iPod Shuffle? Definitely, you will say you will need an iPod video converter or MP3 converter for iPod. If they are free, it will be better. For getting your wanted video and audio file, are you really patient to convert them to your iPod with at least two tools every time? If you are, then OK. If you are not, then continue reading to find the 2 easy ways to convert video and audio files at one time with the iPod converter.

Part 2. 2 iPod Video Converters – Convert Video for iPod

Convert Any Video and Audio into Video for iPod (with Editor)

Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate can convert video to iPod video formats including MP4, M4V and MP3 at length, it also fits for the new iPod touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video. You can refer to it step by step and take the conversion an easy trip.

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  • Convert any video into iPod supported H.264 and MPEG-4.
  • Convert audio into AAC, MP3, WAV, AA, and AIFF for iPod.
  • Edit video effects, like filters, rotate, flip, crop, watermark, 3D, etc.
  • Compress large video files, create GIFs, edit metadata information, etc.
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Step 1.
Firstly, free download this iPod video converter to your computer, install and launch it. This software is compatible with Windows and Mac computer, and you can free download it according to your own needs.
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Click the big plus button or Add Files button to add the video files. Here you can also drag and drop the video files into this iPod video converter.

Add Files
Step 2.
Click the Convert All to: drop-down list to choose the iPod supported format. Here you are able to choose iPod Nano MP4 to convert video to MP4. You can also customize the output settings (resolution, bitrate, sample rate, and so on.) by clicking the Profile settings icon.
Selec Format
Step 3.
After you make all settings, you should select the destination to save the converted video files and click Convert All to start converting your video for iPod.
Convert All

Free Convert Video into iPod Supported Formats Online

Another way to convert video for iPod is using the free online video converting software. Aiseesoft Free Online Video Converter is the free video conversion program online. It can transcode video into H.264 and MPEG-4 for playing on iPod.

Step 1.
Open this free online iPod video converter on your computer browser. This software is compatible with Windows and Mac computer, and you can open it freely as you like. Click Add Files to Convert, and then it will pop up and install the launcher.
Step 2.
In the pop-up window, you should select the video files that you want to convert for iPod. Click the checkbox of the output format for iPod, and here you select MP4. Next to the output, you will find the profile settings icon, where you should customize the codec, resolution, bitrate, etc., for the iPod output format.
Step 3.
Click Convert to start converting video for iPod and it will download the converted files after the conversion automatically.

Part 3. iPod Movie Converter for Mac - Convert Movie for iPod

Aiseesoft Mac Video Converter Ultimate is an easy-to-use iPod movie converter for Mac, which allows users to easily convert videos to iPod formats on Mac. With this video converter for Mac, you can convert videos to various popular devices, including iPod, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Nokia, BlackBerry, Google devices and more.

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Step 1.
Click Add File button to add the file you want to convert. You can add multiple files for your iPod at one time.
Load Video
Step 2.
Click the Profile drop-down button to select the right format for iPod. You can also click the Edit button to trim video, crop video, add watermark, adjust video brightness and more.
Profile iPod
Step 3.
After that, you can click the Convert button to convert the video to iPod supported format.

Part 4. FAQs of iPod Video Converter

Are iPods still available?

The last iPod release is on May 28, 2019 for iPod touch 7. From the point, you may notice that iPod is still be available in the market. From iPod as the music player to the video and music player now, iPod has made some great changes. Though iPod line up is not what it used to be, iPod still holds the shares in the market.

How do I put movies on my iPod Classic?

For watching the movies on iPod Classic from computer, you should get the video transfer software to import video movies to iPod.

How can I download a movie to my iPod?

You can download a movie from iTunes from iTunes library. Open the Apple TV app, tap the Watch Now tab, then tap a category, like Movies, TV Shows, or Kids. Alternatively, you can tap Search to find a specific movie or TV show. After hitting the movie or TV show, you should tap Buy price and select Purchase. Then you can sign in with your apple ID to watch or download the video to your iPod.


iPod can be the video player to relax yourself. However, not all the videos are accepted by iPod. While iPod is not compatible with the videos you downloaded or imported, you should use the iPod video converter to transcode. This post shares 3 iPod video converters to help you change iPod video formats for compatibility.

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