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How to download movies to a mobile

Most of these free movies can be downloaded into mobile devices, such as a smartphone, iPhone, iPad and Android..

Once the movie file is downloaded into your computer, it may need to be converted into a different format in order to play on your PC, TV or mobile device.

There are several ways to change (convert) the movie to the correct format (.avi, .wav, mov, etc.) to play on your device. Check your User Manual to see the accepted formats. Read more mobile downloading tips.



To download a movie file or video to your iPod using iTunes version 7.0:

  1. Save the video to a location on your computer
  2. Connect your iPod to your computer and open the Apple iTunes application
  3. In iTunes, select "File" > "Add File to Library." Browse for the video you downloaded, then click "Open."
  4. Select the "Movies" tab
  5. Check the "Sync movies" box
  6. Click "Apply"

To download a video or movie to your iPod using iTunes version 6.0 or earlier:

  1. Save the video to a location on your computer.
  2. Connect your iPod to your computer and open the Apple iTunes application.
  3. In iTunes, select "File" > "Add File to Library." Browse for the video you downloaded, then click "Open."
  4. In iTunes, select "Edit" > "Preferences" > "iPod" > "Videos" > "Automatically update all videos." Click "OK" when you're done.

iTunes will automatically copy the video to your iPod.

To play the video on your iPod, select "Videos" > "Movies."

If a movie is not playing, check the FAQ, then report problems here:
publisher@emol.org

Roxio Movie FIle Conversion Software

Roxio has released Crunch, a new Mac/Apple application program that converts videos for playback on the Apple TV, iPod, and iPhone. Crunch includes support for both native QuickTime file formats including DV, AVI, MOV, and non-QuickTime file formats including DivX, MPEG-2 and DVD-Video. Roxio said the software will also convert DVDs and VIDEO_TS folders, and offers multiple optimized MPEG-4 and H.264 settings, according to By LC Angell, Senior Editor, iLounge.

“With award winning technology from the leader in digital media, Roxio Crunch makes taking your video in to the living room or the palm of your hands fast and simple,” the company said in documents provided to iLounge.

“Roxio Crunch is a one-stop shop for all of your video conversion needs. Batch export will make your life even simpler—converted video will be automatically added to iTunes for syncing.” Roxio’s site has yet to be updated with information on Crunch, and pricing and availability were not provided. Download Roxio Software at Roxio.com



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