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I just got myself an iPod touch and I absolutely adore this product. When I bought Nano last year my itunes didn't work properly thus I used some third party program but for iPod Touch everything gone smooth so far. Except I couldn't manage to put my existing .avi films and vid clips onto it. I try to import them via iTunes but nothing comes up. Can anyone tell me whether there is a way to put the existing vids on this device or only iTunes purchased vids play?

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I have a Classic, and that will only play mp4 videos. You're going to need to convert the avi files to mpeg-4. I use Quicktime to do this, but it takes forever.

Trying to find you something free to do it with and came up with this.
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2nd vote for iSquint. It's the simplest free solution by far. It'll even add the converted video to iTunes for you.

I use it for avi-mp4 for iPod Touch, and now iPhone and it works flawlessly.

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Thankfully there's also quite a lot of mp4s out there on the net as well which saves me some time!
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