How to Convert ISO Files for iTunes Playback or Sync to iOS Devices?

Diana Joan

Nov 17, 2016 09:40 am / Posted by Diana Joan

You have created an ISO image file from your favourite Blu-ray/DVD disc movies and wish to save it on your Mac hard drive for adding the ISO files to iTunes library and then sync to iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. However, you may find that you can only play ISO files with virtual drive software or the similar ways, but fail to add it into iTunes library since iTunes only supports to play video files with extensions like .mp4, .mov, . M4v, to load ISO files into iTunes library, you will need to convert ISO to iTunes playable file formats.

Best ISO to iTunes converter for macOS Sierra

When you are searching on the Internet, you may find that there are many programs on the market claim to do the job for you. The fact is that a lot of them can't satisfy your great needs. Some may even can't load the ISO files, others may only output iTunes supported digital file formats, therefore, you will need to adjust the playback settings to make them adapt with your iPhone/iPad/Apple TV on your own. After a lot of comparison and testing, we finally settle on Pavtube BDMagic for Mac, the program can load both Blu-ray/DVD extracted ISO image file. The biggest benefits of this program is that the various output options it offers:
- Output ISO to iTunes compatible .mp4, .mov and .m4v file formats
- Directly generate iPhone/iPad/Apple TV preset profile formats with the optimal playback settings so that you can easily sync converted files from iTunes to iPhone/iPad/Apple TV.
- Output ISO to multi-track MP4 or MOV format for syncing to iOS devices for viewing with your audio tracks.
- Perfect compatiblity with new Mac OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra.

Trim/Merge/Split/Crop ISO files

To get the exactly files that you want, you can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts or segments, split large video into small parts or segments by file size, count or length, merge separte video into one file or remove the unwanted black bars or areas around the video frame.

How to Convert ISO for iTunes Playback on macOS Sierra?

Step 1: Load ISO files into the program.

Run the program on your computer, click "File" > "Load IFO/ISO" to load ISO image file into the program.

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Output iTunes compatible MP4, MOV or M4V file format

Output iPhone/iPad/Apple TV preset profile formats

Output multi-track MP4/MOV format

Step 3: Trim/Merge/Split/Crop ISO files.

Trim video length:

Open "Video Editor" window and switch to the "Trim" tab, you can drag the slider bars to include the segment you want to remain, click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square bracket to set end point when previewing the video or directly input specific values to "Start" and "End" box.


On the main interface, check "" option to combine all your separate video clips into one single file.

Split selected file into several small pieces:

Click the "Split" button under file list to launch the "Video Split" window. Checking "Enable" to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.


You can drag the edges on play window to specify or adjust parameters. You can also click the human button to switch to advanced mode. And then you can set display aspect ratio as well as output ratio and output mode.

Step 4: Start ISO to iTunes conversion process.

After finishing all the settings, go back to the main interface, press the right-bottom "Convert" button to start ISO to iTunes with your desired file format conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, click "Open output folder", a window will pop out with all your converted files. You can then add the converted files to iTunes library for syncing to iPhone/iPad/Apple TV.

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