Aug 222012
 

How to Convert OGG to Add OGG to iTunes on Mac Lion, Mountain Lion

Overview

Though iTunes 10 can currently read, write and convert between MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG-4, AAC (.m4a) and Apple Lossless, there is limited to play Ogg files. When you try to add Ogg to iTunes, iTunes even not allow to add Ogg, let alone to play Ogg in iTunes.

To play OGG in iTunes on Mac, a popular solution is to install Xiph QuickTime Components, a free plugin for adding and play OGG to iTunes (you cannot transfer OGG to iPod, iPad, iPhone or any other Apple devices or programs). To get this plugin work in Lion, iTunes startup need to be set to 32bit. The plugin is not tested yet whether it works on Mountain Lion or not.

To import OGG audio files to play in iTunes and transfer to iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc on Mac, Lion, , an ideal solution is to convert OGG to MP3

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