Thursday, November 26, 2015

Can’t Import YouTube to iTunes on Mac El Capitan?Solved!

For a long time, slow network speed really frustrated me when I watch videos on YouTube. So I tried to download and import YouTube videos to iTunes on Mac for viewing offline. Unfortunately, iTunes got stuck since all YouTube WebM videos get start to sync. Anybody knows how to import YouTube to iTunes?

The reason to the problem is iTunes on Mac El Capitan won’t import the videos it doesn’t support. Obviously, WebM format is not able to be recognized by iTunes. The way to sync YouTube videos to iTunes is decode WebM format to MOV format which iTunes supports perfectly. There are many methods for transocding YouTube videos to MOV. In the following part, I’m glad to offer you two ways to decode YouTube videos.

Method No.1
webm to mov - CloudConvert is a brilliant online solution. This website is able to finalize YouTube videos to MOV conversion online. You just upload WebM files and click “Start Conversion”, then the conversion process will get on the cloud server. When the process finishes, you can download the MOV file to import it in iTunes.

Method No.2
In addition to the method above, there is another different way can assist you decode YouTube videos to iTunes. I’d like to introduce a professional YouTube to iTunes converter for you - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. This program is able to transcode YouTube videos to MOV. Besides, it supports WebM to other apps conversion, such as iMovie, FCP X, etc. In the meantime, this YouTube converter has a built-in video editor which can help you trim out the part you want to save. By the way, MOV format outputted by this YouTube to iTunes converter is also suitable for uploading to YouTube.

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Steps of How to Import YouTube to iTunes

Step 1. Click “Add Video” button to add you already downloaded YouTube WebM files to the program. Or you can also drag and drop your files directly to the main interface of the converter.

Step 2. Click the “format” option. The program has preset the output profile for iTunes. Just follow "iMovie Format" > "DV – PAL(*.mov)" as the proper format.

Step 3. You can use the video editor to do some editing work like trimming the best part out for sharing on Facebook. Just set the start point and end point then press OK.

Step 4. You also can extract the MP3 music from YouTube WebM videos. Move mouse to "Common Audio", and choose "MP3"

Step 5. When all is set down, click the big "Convert" button in the main UI, this program will start converting YouTube WebM files to MOV immediately. Last, you can find your converted YouTube videos by clicking "Open" button. 

Then you are able to import personal videos to iTunes on Mac El Capitan. For Mac users: Click “File” on the top menu to follow “Add File to Library” on the iTunes main interface, and select the music, video or folder that you want to add. Enjoy!

Related Software:
Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac: If you want to import more formats files like XAVC, MXF, etc to iTunes, you can try our another software – Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. This program can help you finish the conversion very quickly.

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