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How to convert iTunes M4V videos to unprotected MP4?

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iTunes has become one of the most popular media library where people purchase and rent videos there. However, as we all know, movies, TV shows and music videos purchased or rented in iTunes are protected by DRM so that they cannot be played on non-Apple devices or media players. In order to play iTunes videos on Android phones, tablets or game consoles, the DRM must be stripped off iTunes videos, or in other words, iTunes M4V videos must be converted to a unprotected format. MP4, the most compatible format which can supported by most of devices or media players, is the most suitable format for converting iTunes M4V videos to.

The following passage will give a detailed tutorial on how to convert iTunes M4V videos to unprotected MP4 format. Program used in the instruction is Noteburner M4V Converter Plus for Mac, a well-known and well-commented DRM Removal software for Mac. You can also try TunesKit DRM M4V to MP4 Converter for Mac, which can preserve the original quality nearly 100%.

>>Download TunesKit DRM M4V to MP4 Converter Here<<
>>Download Noteburner M4V Converter Plus for Mac Here<<
>>Windows Version of Noteburner M4V Converter Plus is also available<<

System Requirements:

Operating system:  Mac 10.8 and 10.9
iTunes: The latest version of iTunes

Note: Noteburner M4V Converter Plus for Mac is a home edition and it's only for personal use. Any copyright violation behaviors are not encouraged.

Step 1. Launch the program to add iTunes M4V videos

Launch the program and iTunes will be automatically opened. Click “Add” button on the upper left interface to add iTunes protected M4V videos from iTunes library. Batch of videos can be added at the same time for conversion. Then click “Add” to apple.


Step 2. Choose MP4 as output format

Go to the right of the loaded videos to click the icon of Output Profile, or click the option of output profile in the upper right of main window to choose “Same as source for MP4” as output format. The output videos will keep the same quality and parameters as source videos.

Step 3. Customize output path

Click Menu>Noteburner M4V Plus>Preferences to open the General Tab where you can click the right icon beside the box and choose the output directory you want.

Step  4. Start converting iTunes M4V videos to unprotected MP4

Click the Convert button in the bottom right of the main interface to start converting these protected M4V videos to unprotected MP4. Please do not operate on iTunes during conversion in case that some error may happen to cause the failure of conversion.



GgTucker19 days ago

Cool. I downloaded the demo version but I don´t understand why you would say it´s easier. Audials removes the DRM in the same way, giving you many output file conversion options, just with a click. What I actually think you mean is that the soft is easier as it has not that many features?

However it is quite nice and easy to work with

AubreyG1 month ago

Thanks for sharing. Is there an easier way? I found another pro software Adoreshare M4V Video Converter. I think this is much easier, it also can help us remove the drm protection and convert m4v to other formats like flv avi etc. You can try

GgTucker1 month ago

Same goes for AudialsOne Software from Audials. A guide is on their website too:

http://audials.com/en/how_to_record_stream_capture_music_videos_movies_from/apple_itunes.html

You can also sync and export to other devices.

BoelyYohay2 months ago

Useful guide, recently I have study how to do, and I have collected several programs, M4V Converter Genius is the one, this program can remove the DRM protection and can convert m4v videos to any formats with zero quality loss

vnigel6 months ago

Great for this! Also there is a way to transfer iTunes movies to Android Device, works with both rental and purchased iTunes Movies & TV Shows.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdBYGM3c3p8

Mr Curiosity11 months ago
Good guide!
8bitMisfit1 year ago
hey I was wondering if you know of a way to pull downloaded songs from streaming services?