iTunes Tip: Change Videos from Home Movies to Movies, TV Shows or Music Videos

When you buy videos from the iTunes Store, iTunes sorts them according to the type of videos they are: Movies, TV Shows or Music Videos. But if you add your own videos – whether from DVD rips, videos you’ve shot yourself, or videos you’ve downloaded – iTunes classifies them as Home Videos.

Media kind

You can change this easily. Select a video and press Command-I; you’ll see the info window, as above. Click the Options tab, and then the media kind menu. You’ll see these choices:

Media kind with menu

Choose the media kind you want, then click OK to save the video as a movie, TV show or music video.