The movies are first converted from their original format to the format that can be played on the iPod with movie player system. You can download the movie from the sites dedicated to iPods or from the Apple iPod movie store. You don't have to be an expert to store the movies on your iPod. Just download the QuickTime program, follow the instructions and it will do the job for you.
The iTunes can also do the job for you. Connect your iPod to your computer. Once they recognize and connect, open iTunes. Then open the file menu and click 'add to library' option. Open the movie that you want to add and then click add movie. Then click the movie option, click sync movies and then click apply. The movie downloads on your iPod.
Different types of software are available so that you can download the movies on your iPod in the format in which the iPod can play them for you. Software with numerous codec converts the audio video files such as AVI, MPEG, MOV, MP4, DYX, VOB and WMV of format. This software also optimizes the files so that you can store them on iPhone, iPod nano, iPod and iPod touch. You can download the software from websites.
The iPod uses MPEG-4 format to play videos. This format can play Movie files of AVI, MPEG, MOV, MP4, RM, DYX, VOB, WMV format. Apple also offers quick time 7 pro. With this program you can play the home videos and movie videos which are not designed to play on the iPod.
You can download this program from the Apple website. You can share the videos with your friends or you can also personalize your iPod video. You have to select and export the movie. With your personal computer you can download the movie from the device and then add the movie in the files in the QuickTime program files.
After you add the movie, reach the drop down menu and click the export option to complete the process. This stores the movie on your computer. To store it on your iPod you have to sync it with your personal computer.
With your Mac computer, upload the movie to your on the QuickTime program menu reach the drop down box. Click on the title of the movie to save it on your Mac. The scroll bar with the QuickTime will tell you about the progress of transfer. After you save the file, you have to sync your iPod with the computer to enjoy the movie.
Once you sync the movie gets stored in your iPod. Next time you wish to enjoy the video you can play it on your iPod. You don't have to sync your iPod with your computer again.