iPod touch: Supported file formats

The following audio file formats are supported by iPod touch. These include formats for audiobooks and podcasting:

  • AAC (M4A, M4B, M4P, up to 320 Kbps)
  • Apple Lossless (a high-quality compressed format)
  • MP3 (up to 320 Kbps)
  • MP3 Variable Bit Rate (VBR)
  • WAV
  • AA (audible.com spoken word, formats 2, 3, and 4)
  • AIFF

The following video file formats are supported by iPod touch:

  • H.264 (Baseline Profile Level 3.0)
  • MPEG-4 (Simple Profile)

iPod touch does not support WMA, MPEG Layer 1, MPEG Layer 2 audio files, or audible.com format 1.

If you have a song or video in your iTunes library that isn't supported by iPod touch, you may be able to convert it to a format iPod touch supports. See iTunes Help for more information.

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