MPG is the file extension of MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 codec. Unlike the popular video formats MP4, MOV, MPG isn’t well compatible with media player like QuickTime or iTunes or handy devices such as iRiver. If you have any trouble playing .mpg files on iRiver, you may need to convert MPG to iRiver-friendly file format like WMV or AVI.
Here, I strongly recommend the professional MPG to iRiver Video Converter for Mac, which can effortlessly convert MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 .mpg files to WMV or AVI for iRiver. Moreover, the iRiver video conversion program also support a variety of video formats such as FLV, ASF, MKV, etc for iRiver playback. For Windows OS users, please directly refer to the MPG to iRiver Video Converter. Here is a step-by-step Mac-based tutorial:
Step 1: Import .mpg video(s) to the Mac MPG to iRiver Video Converter
Install the Mac iRiver Video Converter. Run it, click "Add File" button and locate .mpg files you want to convert.
Step 2: Set "iRiver Video" as output format
You can select "iRiver Video AVI" as output file format, when click the drop-down button of "Profile". In addition, click "Browse" to specify the destination folder to store the output file. You can directly access to the folder with one-click of "Open" button.
Step 3: Crop Video (if necessary)
Sometimes, you may find the source video with black edges and wish to get rid of it. You can go on the step. Click "Crop" button to activate Cropping tool. You'll see cropping handle in the preview window. Adjust those handles to adjust the size of the crop area. Also, it has four presets for aspect ratio: 16:9, 4:3, or full.
Step 4: Convert MPG to AVI for iRiver
On finishing the settings, click "Convert" button to run the conversion. When the conversion is done, you can transfer the output video files to iRiver for freely playback, after connecting the device to Mac. See, it’s so easy to watch MPG movies on iRiver with the assistance of MPG to iRiver Video Converter Mac.