1 Reply Latest reply: Aug 17, 2013 1:20 PM by matt00
saff.tropical Level 1 (0 points)

I bought a film in HD and then realised I wouldn't be able to put that film onto my ipod nano. Is there a way of changing this film to become an SD film so that i can put it on my ipod nano. I don't mind that the price is higher for HD I just really want the film onto my ipod nano. I have looked at other questions similar to this https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4646189?start=0&tstart=0 but im not sure how to do this or if its possible so please help

iPod nano
  • Level 5 (4,015 points)

    Hey saff.tropical,



    Thanks for the question, and welcome to Apple Support Communities.


    The following article outlines the process of downloading the SD version of your purchase movie, if available.


    iTunes: Sync purchased HD videos to iPod or iOS device



    Syncing video to iPhone 3G or earlier, iPod touch (1st or 2nd generation), iPod classic, iPod 5th generation, or iPod nano (3rd, 4th, or 5th generation)


    1. Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer. You can download the latest version for free here.


    2. Open iTunes on your computer.


    3. From the Store menu, choose Store > Sign In, and then enter your Apple ID and password.


    4. Navigate to your Purchased page. Find it by clicking Movies or TV Shows from the top navigation bar in the iTunes Store, and then click Purchased from "QUICK LINKS" in the iTunes Store.


    5. Choose the appropriate video type: Movies or TV Shows.


    6. In the lower-right corner of the screen, deselect the box next to "Download HD When Available."


    7. Search for the desired video and click the download button.


    8. This should download the standard definition version to your computer so you can sync to your device.


    Click here to determine if iTunes in the Cloud is available in your country.





    Matt M.