The majority of Apple's iPod line supports both audio and video playback. While the devices can interpret a variety of audio formats, their video playback abilities are more limited. One of the few video formats the iPod understands is the MP4. The MP4 or MPEG-4 video format, developed by the Moving Pictures Experts Group, is a high-quality video format that's compatible with many portable devices.
Open mediaconverter.org. See link under Resources below.
Click the "Upload a file" button and locate the file you wish to convert. The file name will appear in the "Selected files" menu. Click "OK."
Select "MP4" as your output file format in the dropdown menu. Click "OK."
Click "Start" in the "Summary" menu to begin your conversion.
Use the Mediaconverter download link to download the new file once the conversion is complete.
Open Zamzar.com. See link under Resources below.
Click the "Choose File" button to select the file you want to convert.
Select "MP4" as your output file format in the dropdown menu.
Enter your email address in the menu.
Click "Convert." After Zamzar converts the file, you'll be sent an email with a link to your new file.
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