Best way to play iTunes movies on Android TV
Hi, Acrok! I have a problem and I desperately need your help. I'm a Mac IOS user, and I like playing movies via iTunes on my iPad Pro and iPhone X. But don't know how sync purchased iTunes moives to my new Sony Android Smart TV (XBR A9F). Can I install iTunes onto Android Smart TV for syncing iTunes movies and TV shows? - Christy Scott
Moring Admin! I downloaded and transferred the purchased iTunes movies to my hard disk, why my Sharp Android TV can't read these resources? I can play all the movies on my iPad Mini well. Should I connected my iPad to USB port? - David Schutten
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Is there any way to watch iTunes movies on Android Smart TV?
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Apple's iTunes allows movie lovers to sync movies with their various mobile devices. iTunes makes it easy to sync media files to iPhone X, iPad Pro and iPod. It would be exciting if you can play iTunes movies on Android TV at home, right? Unfortunately, there is not a version of iTunes compatible with Android OS. However, since M4V video purchased from iTunes store are protected by Apple's Fairplay DRM and can only play on authorized devices, you can't directly transfer them to your Sony, Sharp, Philips Android Smart TV. Then, is there a way to play iTunes M4V videos on Android TV smoothly? Definitely there is!
How to sync and play iTunes movies on Android smart tv? If you don't know how to do, you can learn how to watch purchased iTunes M4V movies on Sony/Sharp/Philips Android TV in this guide.
Take it easy! M4V was created by Apple from MP4 origins. It is used to store a number of different things. One of these is video. While Android TV naturally supports certain formats, there are quite a few formats it does not support. When it comes to getting around the fact that Android Smart TV won't let you play and watch M4V videos, you have a good option. You have the M4V video in question converted into a format that your Android TV will be able to play. M4VGO for Winndows or M4VGO for Mac can do the job easily.
Free downlad iTunes to Android TV Converter
How to convert iTunes M4V movies for playing on Android Smart TV?
Load iTunes Videos
Install iTunes to Android Smart TV Converter, run it, and then click the "Add Files" button to import iTunes protected videos.
Set output format for Android TV
Choose H.264 MP4 as your desired output format, and the default setting works great (you also can customize the output audio and video, just click "Settings" to set the specific parameter for your music video or movie files).
Start Video Conversion
When all the settings are OK, click "Convert" button to remove and convert protected iTunes video to Android Smart TV supported format.
Now it is time to enjoy iTunes movies on your Android TV. You can directly copy and paste to transfer the videos to your Android TV via a USB disk. Besides that, as Android TV supports the Google cast feature, you can cast iTunes videos from the Chrome browser from your computer too.
Tip: If you want to play Blu-ray movies on Android TV via USB port, you need to rip and convert Blu-ray files first. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (Windows | Mac) is the best reviewed Blu-ray ripping software during 2016 - 2018, you can free try it.