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iTunes Won't Play MP3 Files? Convert MP3 to iTunes to Solve this Problem

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Updated on May 26, 2023

MP3 is one of iTunes-supported formats. However, sometimes when you try to add MP3 files to iTunes, iTunes doesn’t recognize and play them. There are many reasons for this issue. So here we will discuss the most possible causes and offer the corresponding solutions. The useful MP3 to iTunes converter enables you to convert MP3 to iTunes and quickly fix the MP3 iTunes problem:

You may be surprised to find that you can’t play some MP3 audio files in iTunes. Can iTunes play MP3? The answer is YES. In some cases, you can update iTunes to the latest version to resolve that iTunes won't import MP3. Nevertheless, if the problem still exists, you might as well follow the following part to figure it out.  

Why Does iTunes Not Play MP3

1. iTunes version is out of date. Update iTunes to the latest version to play the MP3 file.

2. The MP3 file is corrupt. For example, you download an MP3 song from the internet yet end the download process halfway. The downloaded file may be corrupt. Play it using QuickTime and other media players to check whether the file is intact. If it fails to play in any of the audio players you tried, you should use a repair tool to repair the MP3 file.

3. If the MP3 file plays well in QuickTime, another assertion is that it may due to unsupported ID3 tags. ID3 tags is used for storing information such as title, artist, album, track number, and so forth. When iTunes fails to read the information of the MP3 file, it can’t play the audio correctly. The direct solution to fix the problem is using an ID3 tag editor to rewrite the information.

The Quick and Easy Solution to Play MP3 in iTunes

Causes of iTunes MP3 not playing are varied. If you still can’t play MP3 or need a quick and straightforward solution, you can convert MP3 to iTunes supported audio file format. Therefore, an audio converter tool is necessary. I’d like to recommend WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro for you. It can easily convert MP3 to AAC, M4A, lossless AIFF, WAV, etc. Besides, the software can repair slightly damaged files like repairing MP4. With the help of this MP3 to iTunes converter, you can convert any undefined MP3 file to be supported by iTunes for smooth playback. Now, free download the MP3 converter to iTunes and let’s jump into the specific steps.

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How to Convert MP3 to iTunes

Add MP3 Files into the Software

Before start, please free downloadfree download and install the software on PC.

Step 1. Add MP3 Files into the MP3 to iTunes Converter

Click on the Add Files button on the top left corner and import the MP3 files you can’t play in iTunes or directly drag and drop MP3 files into the software.

Tips. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro supports batch conversion mode to process multiple files at the same time.  

Choose AAC under the Audio Tab

Step 2. Convert MP3 to iTunes  

Click on the Output Format button on the right and choose an iTunes supported format. Since MP3 is a compressed audio format, converting MP3 to lossy AAC is a good option. Just go to the Audio tab and choose the AAC icon.

Tips. You can also click on the Settings button under the lower right corner and change audio bitrate, change audio channels from stereo to mono and normalize audio.

Click on Run to Start the Conversion

Step 3. Start the MP3 to iTunes Conversion

Click on the yellow folder on the bottom of the software to choose an output path. Finally, click on Run to start the conversion process. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro fully supports hardware acceleration and can increase up to 50X faster conversion speed.

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In Summary

Typically, the ubiquitous MP3 file is supported by almost all platforms including iTunes. Yet if you happen to encounter an incompatible MP3 file with iTunes, update and reinstall iTunes or encoding the MP3 file are the most effective method. Now free download WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to convert MP3 to iTunes with ease.

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